Module 1: Getting started with Windows PowerShell
This module will introduce you to Windows PowerShell and provide an overview of the products 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
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
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.
- Select, sort, and measure objects
- Filter objects out of the pipeline
- Enumerate objects in the pipeline
- Send and pass pipeline data as output
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.
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.
- Query data by using CIM and WMI
- Make changes by using CIM and WMI
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.
- Manipulate arrays and hash tables
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.
- Introduction to scripting with Windows PowerShell
- Troubleshooting and error handling
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.
- Use basic Windows PowerShell remoting
- Use advanced Windows PowerShell remoting techniques
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
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
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