Module 1: Getting started with Windows PowerShell
This module will introduce you to Windows PowerShell and provide an overview of the product’s functionality. The module explains how to open and configure Windows PowerShell. It also explains how to run commands and use the built-in Help system in Windows PowerShell.
Windows PowerShell overview
Understanding Windows PowerShell command syntax
Find commands and getting help in Windows PowerShell
Lab : Configuring the Windows PowerShell console applicationLab : Configuring the Windows PowerShell ISE applicationLab : Finding and running Windows PowerShell commandsLab : Using Help and About files
Module 2: Windows PowerShell for local systems administration
This module introduces you to the different types of cmdlets commonly used for system administration. While you can search for cmdlets each time you need to accomplish a task, it is more efficient to have at least a basic understanding of these cmdlets. This module also explains how to install and start using Windows PowerShell in Windows 10.
Active Directory Domain Services administration cmdlets
Network configuration cmdlets
Server administration cmdlets
Windows PowerShell in Windows 10
Lab : Creating a websiteLab : Configuring network settings on Windows ServerLab : Creating and managing Active Directory objects
Module 3: Working with the Windows PowerShell pipeline
This module introduces the pipeline feature of Windows PowerShell. The pipeline feature is included in several command-line shells such as the command prompt in the Windows operating system. However, the pipeline feature in Windows PowerShell provides more complex, flexible, and capable functionalities compared to other shells. This module provides you with the skills and knowledge that will help you use Windows PowerShell more effectively and efficiently.
Understand the pipeline
Select, sort, and measure objects
Filter objects out of the pipeline
Enumerate objects in the pipeline
Send and pass pipeline data as output
Lab : Selecting, sorting, and displaying dataLab : Filtering objectsLab : Enumerating objectsLab : Converting objects
Module 4: Using PSProviders and PSDrives
This module introduces the PSProviders and PSDrives adapters. A PSProvider is basically a Windows PowerShell adapter that makes some form of storage resemble a disk drive. A PSDrive is an actual connection to a form of storage. You can use these two adapters to work with various forms of storage by using the same commands and techniques that you use to manage the file system.
Lab : Create a new Active Directory groupLab : Creating a registry key for your future scriptsLab : Creating files and folders on a remote computer
Module 5: Querying management information by using CIM and WMI
This module introduces you to two parallel technologies: Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) and Common Information Model (CIM). Both these technologies provide local and remote access to a repository of management information including access to robust information available from the operating system, computer hardware, and installed software.
Lab : Querying information by using WMILab : Querying information by using CIMLab : Invoking methods
Module 6: Working with variables, arrays, and hash tables
This module provides you the skills and knowledge required to use variables, arrays, and hash tables in Windows PowerShell.
Lab : Using hash tablesLab : Using arraysLab : Working with variable types
Module 7: Windows PowerShell scripting
This module explains how to package a Windows PowerShell command in a script. Scripts allow you to perform repetitive tasks and more complex tasks than cannot be accomplished in a single command.
Lab : Signing a scriptLab : Processing an array with a ForEach loopLab : Processing items by using If statementsLab : Creating users based on a CSV fileLab : Querying disk information from remote computersLab : Updating the script to use alternate credentials
Module 8: Administering remote computers with Windows PowerShell
This module introduces you to the Windows PowerShell remoting technology that enables you to connect to one or more remote computers and instruct them to run commands on your behalf.
Lab : Managing multiple computersLab : Using implicit remotingLab : Performing one-to-many remotingLab : Performing one-to-one remotingLab : Enabling remoting on the local computer
Module 9: Managing Azure resources with PowerShell
This module provides information about Azure PowerShell. It also introduces Azure Cloud Shell. It explains how to manage Azure VMs with PowerShell. The module also describes how you can manage storage and Azure subscriptions with Azure PowerShell.
Introduce Azure Cloud Shell
Manage Azure VMs with PowerShell
Manage storage and subscriptions
Lab : Installing Azure PowerShell moduleLab : Installing Cloud ShellLab : Managing Azure resources with Azure PowerShell
Module 10: Managing Microsoft 365 services with PowerShell
This module describes how to use PowerShell to manage Microsoft 365 user accounts, licenses, and groups, Exchange Online, SharePoint Online, and Microsoft Teams.
Manage Microsoft 365 user accounts, licenses, and groups with PowerShell
Manage Exchange Online with PowerShell
Manage SharePoint Online with PowerShell
Manage Microsoft Teams with PowerShell
Lab : Managing Exchange Online resources with Windows PowerShellLab : Managing SharePoint Online with Windows PowerShellLab : Managing Microsoft 365 user and group objects with Windows PowerShellLab : Connecting to Microsoft 365 with Windows PowerShell
Module 11: Using background jobs and scheduled jobs
This module describes how to use background jobs and scheduled jobs. It also explains how to create schedules jobs and retrieve job results.
Use background jobs
Use scheduled jobs
Lab : Starting and managing jobsLab : Creating a scheduled job