Microsoft Advanced Automated Administration with Windows PowerShell

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Your 2-day accelerated Advanced Automated Administration with Windows PowerShell course develops all the skills you need to automate advanced administrative tasks using Windows PowerShell 5.1.

Your Microsoft Certified Trainer will immerse you in the curriculum. Using hands-on labs, you'll learn the core scripting skills you need from creating advanced functions to writing controller scripts and handling script errors. You'll also be introduced to the essentials of Windows PowerShell Workflow, the REST API and XML and JSON formatted data file.

You'll experience our unique Lecture | Lab | Review learn methedologly, quickly developing the ability to:

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  • Create advanced functions.
  • Use Microsoft .NET Framework and REST API in Windows PowerShell.
  • Write controller scripts.
  • Handle script errors.
  • Use XML, JSON, and custom formatted data.
  • Enhance server management with Desired State Configuration and Just Enough Administration.
  • Analyse and debug scripts
  • Understand Windows PowerShell workflow.

You'll have access to the latest up-to-date Microsoft courseware, including new administration tools, as we're a Microsoft Learning Partner.

You'll also benefit from 24-hour lab access at our training centres, which means that you'll be able to test your skills as much as you like, whenever you like.

If you're an IT professional with previous experience in Windows Server and Windows Client and some basic knowledge of Windows PowerShell, this course is ideal for you.

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Seven reasons why you should sit your Advanced PowerShell course with Firebrand Training

  1. You'll be Advanced PowerShell certified in just 2 days. With us, you’ll be Advanced PowerShell trained in record time
  2. Our Advanced PowerShell course is all-inclusive. A one-off fee covers all course materials, exams, accommodation and meals. No hidden extras
  3. Pass Advanced PowerShell first time or train again for free. This is our guarantee. We’re confident you’ll pass your course first time. But if not, come back within a year and only pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs
  4. You’ll learn more Advanced PowerShell. A day with a traditional training provider generally runs from 9am – 5pm, with a nice long break for lunch. With Firebrand Training you’ll get at least 12 hours/day quality learning time, with your instructor
  5. You’ll learn Advanced PowerShell faster. Chances are, you’ll have a different learning style to those around you. We combine visual, auditory and tactile styles to deliver the material in a way that ensures you will learn faster and more easily
  6. You’ll be studying Advanced PowerShell with the best. We’ve been named in Training Industry’s “Top 20 IT Training Companies of the Year” every year since 2010. As well as winning many more awards, we’ve trained and certified 72,589 professionals, and we’re partners with all of the big names in the business
  7. You'll do more than study Advanced PowerShell courseware. We use practical exercises to make sure you can apply your new knowledge to the work environment. Our instructors use demonstrations and real-world experience to keep the day interesting and engaging

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Other accelerated training providers rely heavily on lecture and independent self-testing and study.

Effective technical instruction must be highly varied and interactive to keep attention levels high, promote camaraderie and teamwork between the students and instructor, and solidify knowledge through hands-on learning.

Firebrand Training provides instruction to meet every learning need:

  • Intensive group instruction
  • One-on-one instruction attention
  • Hands-on labs
  • Lab partner and group exercises
  • Question and answer drills
  • Independent study

This information has been provided as a helpful tool for candidates considering training. Courses that include certification come with a certification guarantee. Pass first time or train again for free (just pay for accommodation and exams on your return). We do not make any guarantees about personal successes or benefits of obtaining certification. Benefits of certification determined through studies do not guarantee any particular personal successes.

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MOC 10962C: Advanced Automated Administration with Windows PowerShell

Module 1: Creating advanced functions

This module explains how to parameterise a command into an advanced function.

Lessons

  • Converting a command into an advanced function
  • Creating a script module
  • Defining parameter attributes and input validation
  • Writing functions that accept pipeline input
  • Producing complex pipeline output
  • Documenting functions by using comment-based help
  • Supporting -WhatIf and -Confirm

Lab:

  • Converting a command into an advanced function
  • Creating a script module
  • Defining parameter attributes and input validation
  • Writing functions that accept pipeline input
  • Producing complex pipeline output
  • Documenting functions by using comment-based help
  • Supporting -WhatIf and -Confirm

After completing this module, you'll be able to:

  • Convert a command into an advanced function.
  • Create a script module.
  • Define parameter attributes and input validation.
  • Write functions that accept pipeline input.
  • Produce complex pipeline output.
  • Document functions by using comment-based help.
  • Support -WhatIf and -Confirm.

Module 2: Using Microsoft .NET Framework and REST API in Windows PowerShell

This module explains how to use Microsoft .NET Framework and REST API to supplement functionality that Windows PowerShell commands provide.

Lessons

  • Using Microsoft .NET Framework in Windows PowerShell
  • Using REST API in Windows PowerShell

Lab:

  • Using Microsoft .NET Framework in Windows PowerShell
  • Using REST API in Windows PowerShell

After completing this module, you'll be able to:

  • Use Microsoft .NET Framework in Windows PowerShell.
  • Use REST API in Windows PowerShell.

Module 3: Writing controller scripts

This module explains how to combine advanced functions that perform a specific task and a controller script that provides a user interface or automates a business process.

Lessons

  • Introducing controller scripts
  • Writing controller scripts that display a user interface
  • Writing controller scripts that produce reports

Lab:

  • Writing controller scripts that display a user interface
  • Writing controller scripts that implement a text-based menu
  • Writing functions to be used in the controller script
  • Writing a controller script that produces HTML reports

After completing this module, you'll be able to:

  • Describe controller scripts.
  • Write controller scripts that display a user interface.
  • Write controller scripts that produce reports.

Module 4: Handling script errors

This module explains how to perform basic error handling in scripts.

Lessons

  • Understanding error handling
  • Handling errors and timeouts in a script

Lab:

  • Handling errors in a script

After completing this module, you'll be able to:

  • Describe error handling.
  • Handle errors and timeouts in a script.

Module 5: Using XML, JSON, and custom-formatted data

This module explains how to read, manipulate, and write data in XML and JSON format.

Lessons

  • Reading, manipulating, and writing XML-formatted data
  • Reading, manipulating, and writing JSON-formatted data
  • Reading and manipulating custom-formatted data

Lab:

  • Testing the provided tools
  • Updating an XML inventory document

After completing this module, you'll be able to:

  • Read, manipulate, and write XML-formatted data.
  • Read, manipulate, and write JSON-formatted data.
  • Read and manipulate custom-formatted data.

Module 6: Enhancing server management with Desired State Configuration and Just Enough Administration

This module explains how to write Desired State Configuration (DSC) configuration files, deploy those files to servers, and monitor servers configurations. This module also explains how to restrict administrative access with Just Enough Administration (JEA).

Lessons

  • Understanding Desired State Configuration
  • Creating and deploying a DSC configuration
  • Implementing Just Enough Administration

Lab:

  • Creating and deploying a DSC configuration
  • Configuring and using JEA

After completing this module, you'll be able to:

  • Understand DSC.
  • Create and deploy a DSC configuration.
  • Implement JEA.

Module 7: Analysing and debugging scripts

This module explains how to use native Windows PowerShell features to analyse and debug existing scripts.

Lessons

  • Debugging in Windows PowerShell
  • Analysing and debugging an existing script

Lab:

  • Analysing and debugging an existing script

After completing this module, you'll be able to:

  • Debug in Windows PowerShell.
  • Analyse and debug an existing script.

Module 8: Understanding Windows PowerShell Workflow

This module explains the features of the Windows PowerShell Workflow technology.

Lessons

  • Understanding Windows PowerShell Workflow

Lab:

  • Creating and running a Windows PowerShell Workflow

After completing this module, you'll be able to describe and implement the Workflow feature of Windows PowerShell.

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MOC 10962C: Advanced Automated Administration With Windows PowerShell

Firebrand Training offers top-quality technical education and certification training in an all-inclusive course package specifically designed for the needs and ease of our students. We attend to every detail so our students can focus solely on their studies and certification goals.

Our Certification Programs includes

  • Intensive Hands-on Training Utilising our (Lecture | Lab | Review)TM Delivery
  • Comprehensive Study Materials, Program Courseware and Self-Testing Software including MeasureUp *
  • Fully instructor-led program with 24 hour lab access
  • Examination vouchers **
  • Near site testing, Transportation to/from Testing Center are provided ***
  • Accommodation, all meals, unlimited beverages, snacks and tea / coffee****
  • Examination Passing Policy

Please note

  • * Not on all courses
  • ** Examination vouchers are not included for the following courses: PMP, CAPM and CISSP CBK Review
  • *** Not included in our PMP, CAPM, CISA, CISM, CGEIT, CRISC, (ISC)2 or ITIL Managers and Revision Certifications
  • **** Accommodation not included on the CISSP CBK Review Seminar

Our instructors teach to accommodate every student's learning needs through individualised instruction, hands-on labs, lab partner and group exercises, independent study, self-testing, and question/answer drills.

Firebrand Training has dedicated, well-equipped educational facilities where you will attend instruction and labs and have access to comfortable study and lounging rooms. Our students consistently say our facilities are second-to-none.

Examination Passing Policy

Should a student complete a Firebrand Training Program without having successfully passed all vendor examinations, the student may re-attend that program for a period of one year.  Students will only be responsible for accommodations and vendor exam fees.

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Before attending this course, you should have experience with:

  • Windows networking technologies and implementation.
  • Windows Server administration, maintenance, and troubleshooting.
  • Windows Client administration, maintenance, and troubleshooting.
  • Using Windows PowerShell to run commands and to create basic non-modularized scripts.

To meet these prerequisites and to gain practical skills and experience with using Windows PowerShell, we recommend you take Course 10961: Automating Administration with Windows PowerShell.

Unsure whether you meet the prerequisites?

Don’t worry - we’ll discuss your technical background, experience and qualifications to determine whether this accelerated course suits you.

Just call us on +27 87 550 2195 and speak to one of our enrolment consultants.

Firebrand is an immersive environment and requires commitment. Some prerequisites are simply guidelines; you may find your unique experience, attitude and determination enables you to succeed on your accelerated course.

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