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PowerShell: Scripting for Advanced Automation

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Overview

Learn about using PowerShell for Desired State Configuration (DSC) and other advanced automation for Windows Server.

Syllabus

Introduction
  • Advanced topics in PowerShell automation
  • What you should already know
1. Automated Administration with Desired State Configuration
  • What is DSC and how does it work?
  • Working with DSC resources
  • Pushing a DSC configuration
  • Setting up a DSC pull server
  • Creating pull configurations
  • Configuring a DSC pull client
2. Role-Based Administration Using Just Enough Administration
  • Concepts of JEA
  • Best practices in JEA
  • Creating a role capability file
  • Creating JEA session configurations
  • Registering the JEA endpoint
3. Troubleshooting PowerShell Scripts
  • Understanding PowerShell workflows
  • Troubleshooting in Windows PowerShell
  • Debugging in PowerShell ISE
  • Quality control using PSScriptAnalyzer
Conclusion
  • Next steps

Taught by

Scott M Burrell

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