29 Jan, 2015
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Anyone interested in the new PowerShell from Microsoft, this course is also perfect for Exchange Server administrators (Exchange  administration is based primarily on Windows PowerShell) as well as Windows administrators.


Delegates must have a good technical appreciation of the latest Windows Operating Systems. No previous experience of PowerShell is required.


2 days. Hands on. Optional third day covers Active Directory Scripting Interface (ADSI) and Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI).

Course Objectives

This course is the first of three, totalling 5 days training in total, during which you will learn to use Microsoft’s environment for Windows and server administration: Windows PowerShell! This course guides you through the essentials of what PowerShell is, how it works, why you can’t afford to live without it, and—most importantly—how to use it to make everyday administrative tasks faster, easier, and more consistent.

Course Content

Day 1:
Architecture and Overview
Navigating Your System
Key Cmdlets for Windows Administration
The PowerShell Pipeline
Objects in the Pipeline: Grouping, Sorting, and More
Security Features
WMI Overview

Day 2:
Basic Pipeline Filtering & Comparison Operators
ADSI Overview and Use
More Key Cmdlets
Scripting Overview
Objects, Variables, Arrays, Escapes
Working with Scope in PowerShell
Advanced Operators
Scripting Constructs: PowerShell’s Scripting Language
Modularization: Creating PowerShell Scripts, Scriptblocks, and Functions

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