Advanced Automated Administration

Session Detail:    Classroom, Virtual 3 Day

This course is intended for IT Professionals who are already experienced in general Windows Server and Windows Client administration. Students should have a foundational knowledge of Windows PowerShell, which they can obtain by taking course 10961C: Automating Administration with Windows PowerShell.

Prerequisites

In addition to their professional experience, students who attend this training should already have the following technical knowledge:

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

Students who attend this training can meet the prerequisites by obtaining equivalent knowledge and skills through practical experience as a Windows System Administrator. Course 10961: Automating Administration with Windows PowerShell is strongly recommended to obtain prerequisite skills in Windows PowerShell.

Who Can Benefit

This course is intended for IT professionals who are experienced in general Windows Server and Windows Client administration. Students should have a foundational knowledge of Windows PowerShell, which they can obtain by taking course 10961C: Automating Administration with Windows PowerShell.
In addition, this course provides scripting guidance for developers who support development environments and deployment processes.

Session Outline

Class Outline

Module 1: Creating advanced functions

  • Lesson 1: Converting a command into an advanced function
  • Lesson 2: Creating a script module
  • Lesson 3: Defining parameter attributes and input validation
  • Lesson 4: Writing functions that accept pipeline input
  • Lesson 5: Producing complex pipeline output
  • Lesson 6: Documenting functions by using comment-based help
  • Lesson 7: Supporting Whatif and -Confirm

After completing this module, students will 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

  • Lesson 1: Using Microsoft .NET Framework in Windows PowerShell
  • Lesson 2: Using REST API in Windows PowerShell

After completing this module, students will be able to:

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

Module 3: Writing controller scripts

  • Lesson 1: Introducing controller scripts
  • Lesson 2: Writing controller scripts that display a user interface
  • Lesson 3: Writing controller scripts that produce reports

After completing this module, students will 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

  • Lesson 1: Understanding error handling
  • Lesson 2: Handling errors and timeouts in a script

After completing this module, students will be able to:

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

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

  • Lesson 1: Reading, manipulating, and writing XML-formatted data
  • Lesson 2: Reading, manipulating, and writing JSON-formatted data
  • Lesson 3: Reading and manipulating custom-formatted data

After completing this module, students will 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

  • Lesson 1: Understanding Desired State Configuration
  • Lesson 2: Creating and deploying a DSC configuration
  • Lesson 3: Implementing Just Enough Administration

After completing this module, students will be ableto:

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

Module 7: Analyzing and debugging scripts

  • Lesson 1: Debugging in Windows PowerShell
  • Lesson 2: Analyzing and debugging an existing script

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Debug in Windows PowerShell
  • Analyze and debug an existing script

Module 8: Understanding Windows PowerShell Workflow

  • Lesson 1: Understanding Windows PowerShell Workflow

After completing this module, students will be able to:

  • Describe and implement the Workflow feature of Windows PowerShell

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Classroom, Virtual

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