Microsoft - Automating Administration with PowerShell | AZ040-T00



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26/6/2023 (Monday)


On this accelerated Microsoft Automating Administration with PowerShell course, you’ll build knowledge on how to use Windows PowerShell for administering and automating administration of Windows servers, as well as learn the skills needed to identify and build the command they require to perform a specific task.

In just 3 days, you’ll learn to build scripts to help you adutomate tasks and generate reports. You’ll also learn how to:

  • Configure the Windows PowerShell console application and the Windows PowerShell ISE application
  • Create a new Active Directory group and registry key for your future scripts
  • Manage Exchange Online resources and SharePoint Online with Windows PowerShell

As a Microsoft Gold Partner for Learning and through Firebrand’s Lecture | Lab | Review methodology, you’ll get access to the Microsoft Official Curriculum (MOCs), Microsoft Certified Trainers (MCTs) and train in a distraction-free environment.


This course is ideal if you are an IT Professional who is experienced in general Windows Server and Windows client administration, andwant to learn more about using Windows PowerShell for administration. Also if you are experienced in server administration, including Exchange Server, SharePoint Server, SQL Server, and System Center.

Please note: this course is the replacement for Microsoft Automating Administration with Windows PowerShell and there is no exam for this accelerated course.

Four reasons why you should sit your course with Firebrand Training

  1. You'll be trained and certified faster. Learn more on this 3-day accelerated course. You'll get at least 12 hours a day of quality learning time in a distraction-free environment
  2. Your course is all-inclusive. One simple price covers all course materials, exams, accommodation and meals – so you can focus on learning
  3. Pass first time or train again for free. Your expert instructor will deliver our unique accelerated learning methods, allowing you to learn faster and be in the best possible position to pass first time. In the unlikely event that you don't, it's covered by your Certification Guarantee
  4. Study with an award-winning training provider. We've won the Learning and Performance Institute's "Training Company of the Year" three times. Firebrand is your fastest way to learn, with 134.561 students saving more than one million hours since 2001


Course AZ-040T00: Automating Administration with PowerShell

Module 1: Getting started with Windows PowerShell

  • Lab: Configuring the Windows PowerShell console application
  • Lab: Configuring the Windows PowerShell ISE application
  • Lab: Finding and running Windows PowerShell commands
  • Lab: Using Help and About files

Module 2: Windows PowerShell for local systems administration

  • Lab: Creating a website
  • Lab: Configuring network settings on Windows Server
  • Lab: Creating and managing Active Directory objects

Module 3: Working with the Windows PowerShell pipeline

  • Lab: Selecting, sorting, and displaying data
  • Lab: Filtering objects
  • Lab: Enumerating objects
  • Lab: Converting objects

Module 4: Using PSProviders and PSDrives

  • Lab: Create a new Active Directory group
  • Lab: Creating a registry key for your future scripts
  • Lab: Creating files and folders on a remote computer

Module 5: Querying management information by using CIM and WMI

  • Lab: Querying information by using WMI
  • Lab: Querying information by using CIM
  • Lab: Invoking methods

Module 6: Working with variables, arrays, and hash tables

  • Lab: Using hash tables
  • Lab: Using arrays
  • Lab: Working with variable types

Module 7: Windows PowerShell scripting

  • Lab: Signing a script
  • Lab: Processing an array with a ForEach loop
  • Lab: Processing items by using If statements
  • Lab: Creating users based on a CSV file
  • Lab: Querying disk information from remote computers
  • Lab: Updating the script to use alternate credentials

Module 8: Administering remote computers with Windows PowerShell

  • Lab: Managing multiple computers
  • Lab: Using implicit remoting
  • Lab: Performing one-to-many remoting
  • Lab: Performing one-to-one remoting
  • Lab: Enabling remoting on the local computer

Module 9: Managing Azure resources with PowerShell

  • Lab: Installing Azure PowerShell module
  • Lab: Installing Cloud Shell
  • Lab: Managing Azure resources with Azure PowerShell

Module 10: Managing Microsoft 365 services with PowerShell

  • Lab: Managing Exchange Online resources with Windows PowerShell
  • Lab: Managing SharePoint Online with Windows PowerShell
  • Lab: Managing Microsoft 365 user and group objects with Windows PowerShell
  • Lab: Connecting to Microsoft 365 with Windows PowerShell

Module 11: Using background jobs and scheduled jobs

  • Lab: Starting and managing jobs
  • Lab: Creating a scheduled job

Exam Track

There is no exam for this accelerated course.

What's Included

Your accelerated course includes:

  • Accommodation *
  • Meals, unlimited snacks, beverages, tea and coffee *
  • On-site exams **
  • Exam vouchers **
  • Practice tests **
  • Certification Guarantee ***
  • Courseware
  • Up-to 12 hours of instructor-led training each day
  • 24-hour lab access
  • Digital courseware **
  • * For residential training only. Accommodation is included from the night before the course starts. This doesn't apply for online courses.
  • ** Some exceptions apply. Please refer to the Exam Track or speak with our experts
  • *** Pass first time or train again free as many times as it takes, unlimited for 1 year. Just pay for accommodation, exams, and incidental costs.


There are no prerequisites for this accelerated course.

Are you ready to get certified in record time?

We interview all applicants for the course on their technical background, degrees and certifications held, and general suitability. If you get through this screening process, it means you stand a great chance of passing.

Firebrand Training is an immersive training environment. You must be committed to the course. The above prerequisites are guidelines, but many students with less experience have other background or traits that have enabled their success in accelerated training through Firebrand Training.

If you have any doubts as to whether you meet the pre-requisites please call (0)8 52 50 01 66 and speak to one of our enrolment consultants, who can help you with a training plan.


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