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PowerShell 5 Essential Training

via LinkedIn Learning


Get up and running with the latest version of PowerShell. Learn how to use modules, script and automate tasks, and use remote management to control thousands of machines.


  • Welcome
  • What you should know before watching this course
  • Why PowerShell? Why now?
1. Getting Ready for PowerShell
  • Installing the Windows Management Framework 5
  • Launching PowerShell as an administrator
  • Customizing PowerShell for comfort
  • Running commands (cmdlets)
2. Discovery and Getting Help
  • Updating your most important resource: Help
  • Discovering commands
  • Exploring help options
  • Understanding cmdlet syntax
  • Understanding and resolving terse commands
3. Extending Your Capabilities with PowerShell
  • Working with PowerShell snap-ins
  • Finding and using local modules
  • Installing modules and packages from a repository
4. Using the Power of the Pipeline
  • Understanding the purpose of the pipeline
  • Working with files and printers
  • Working with CSVs
  • Working with XML
  • Storing data as a webpage
5. Getting More out of Objects
  • Understanding the importance of objects
  • Selecting the information you want
  • Sorting the information
  • Customizing your own properties
  • Filtering specific data
  • Working with methods
6. Scripts and Automation
  • Exploring PowerShell automation security
  • Creating your first script
  • Using variables for storage
  • Using the Integrated Scripting Environment (ISE)
  • Creating a parameterized script
  • Using parameter attributes
  • Using comment-based help
7. Scalable Management with PowerShell Remoting
  • Introducing PowerShell remoting
  • Enabling PowerShell remoting
  • Managing one-to-one operations
  • Scaling out with one-to-many operations
  • Exploring practical application of remote management
  • Increasing capabilities with implicit remoting
  • Next steps

Taught by

Jason C. Helmick


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