Automating Your Systems with PowerShell 6.x [Video]

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Automating Your Systems with PowerShell 6.x [Video]

Michael Simmons

Explore the exciting possibilities of PowerShell 6 using various important features and components

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Video Details

ISBN 139781788624404
Course Length3 hours 16 minutes

Video Description

PowerShell combines command-line speed, the flexibility of scripting, and the power of a GUI-based admin tool. Virtually all of the products from Microsoft can be managed through PowerShell. From an administrative standpoint, this means that if you become proficient in PowerShell, you will have the skill set necessary to manage virtually all Microsoft products.

As PowerShell continues to grow in popularity and becomes the primary management tool for system infrastructure, it’s crucial that you know how the foundational skills of working with PowerShell can be applied across the entire datacenter and the cloud. In this course, you’ll discover the core features of PowerShell and build consistent patterns to work with software and infrastructure through scripts and command-line administration.

This course shows you how to get up and running with the latest version of PowerShell and how to take your career to the next level with PowerShell Core and Visual Studio Code.

Style and Approach

This step-by-step practical guide is filled with real-world use cases and examples that will help system administrators use the new PowerShell 6 effectively.

Table of Contents

Introduction to PowerShell 6
The Course Overview
Differences between PowerShell Core 6 and Windows PowerShell
Installing PowerShell Core 6 and Visual Studio Code
Working at the Command Line
Using the Most Important cmdlets in PowerShell
Getting to Know Common Parameters
Reading and Writing to the Host
Using the Pipeline and the $_ Variable
Looking at PowerShell Providers
Working with Objects
Basics of Working with Objects
How to Work with Some Common and Useful Objects?
Introduction to Comparison and Logical Operators
Managing Objects in the Pipeline
Creating Your Own PowerShell Object
Working with Scripts
Getting Started with Writing Scripts
Setting Up a Local Git Repository
Adding Branching to Your Scripts
Adding Loops to Your Scripts
Adding Logging to Your Scripts
Debugging Your Scripts
Advanced Scripting Topics
Working with Files
Basics of Working with Files
Working with Access Control Lists to Set Permissions
Working with XML Files
Importing and Exporting with Some Common File Types

What You Will Learn

  • Discover commands that you can use and find help on how to use them
  • Use common parameters to produce verbose output and protect yourself from accidents
  • Identify object properties and methods and how to use them
  • Manage files, and import and export them as CSV, HTML, JSON, and XML
  • Build a command expression using the pipeline to perform complex tasks with ease
  • Use branching and logic in scripts
  • Use logging through writing log files and events to the Windows Event Log
  • Debug your scripts

Authors

Table of Contents

Introduction to PowerShell 6
The Course Overview
Differences between PowerShell Core 6 and Windows PowerShell
Installing PowerShell Core 6 and Visual Studio Code
Working at the Command Line
Using the Most Important cmdlets in PowerShell
Getting to Know Common Parameters
Reading and Writing to the Host
Using the Pipeline and the $_ Variable
Looking at PowerShell Providers
Working with Objects
Basics of Working with Objects
How to Work with Some Common and Useful Objects?
Introduction to Comparison and Logical Operators
Managing Objects in the Pipeline
Creating Your Own PowerShell Object
Working with Scripts
Getting Started with Writing Scripts
Setting Up a Local Git Repository
Adding Branching to Your Scripts
Adding Loops to Your Scripts
Adding Logging to Your Scripts
Debugging Your Scripts
Advanced Scripting Topics
Working with Files
Basics of Working with Files
Working with Access Control Lists to Set Permissions
Working with XML Files
Importing and Exporting with Some Common File Types

Video Details

ISBN 139781788624404
Course Length3 hours 16 minutes
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