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Microsoft PowerShell for Windows: Getting Started with PowerShell


Overview/Description
Target Audience
Prerequisites
Expected Duration
Lesson Objectives
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Overview/Description
Windows PowerShell is a powerful task automation and configuration management framework, as well as being an administrator-friendly entry point to the .NET Framework. In this course, you will learn about the Windows PowerShell 4.0 environment and PowerShell Integrated Scripting Environment. You'll also learn how to get help, when needed, through the extensible help system built into Windows PowerShell.

Target Audience
Windows administrators and developers who wish to use PowerShell.

Prerequisites
None

Expected Duration (hours)
2.7

Lesson Objectives

Microsoft PowerShell for Windows: Getting Started with PowerShell

  • start the course
  • describe Windows PowerShell and its relation to the .NET Framework
  • list the reasons why you would want to learn Windows PowerShell
  • describe the differences between Windows PowerShell and the Windows command-line
  • list the major version differences in Windows PowerShell
  • determine the version of the Windows Management Framework and Windows PowerShell
  • determine the version of the Windows Management Framework and Windows PowerShell
  • list best practices for working with Windows PowerShell
  • update the Windows Management Framework
  • launch the Windows PowerShell Integrated Scripting Environment
  • manage script execution with the Windows PowerShell Integrated Scripting Environment
  • manage Windows with other Windows PowerShell Host Applications
  • describe the difference between commands and cmdlets in Windows PowerShell
  • describe the structure of a Windows PowerShell cmdlet
  • use Windows command-line commands in Windows PowerShell
  • discover new commands in Windows PowerShell
  • update the help files for Windows PowerShell
  • edit fonts and layout in Windows PowerShell
  • navigate Windows PowerShell commands using Tab
  • access the command history in Windows PowerShell
  • use well-formed Windows PowerShell syntax to get help in Windows PowerShell
  • use well-formed Windows PowerShell syntax to get help in Windows PowerShell
  • use well-formed Windows PowerShell syntax to get help in Windows PowerShell
  • use the help system in Windows PowerShell
  • understand PowerShell and its integrated scripting environment
  • Course Number:
    mw_psws_a01_it_enus