Automating Windows Server 2008 Administration with Windows PowerShell


This three-day instructor-led course provides students with the knowledge and skills to utilize Windows PowerShell for administering and automating administration of Windows Server 2008. The course focuses on cmdlets, script structure and flow control, language syntax, and implementation details of scripting administrative tasks using COM, WMI, and .NET foundations.


After completing this course, students will gain the skills to:

  • Install and launch Windows PowerShell
  • Work with basic objects in Windows PowerShell, including using cmdlets, data types, variables, and fundamental object-based information models
  • Implement sequences of operations by putting them together into a pipeline
  • Control the formatting of the resultant set of objects that are emitted at the end of a pipeline
  • Implement sequences of operations by putting them together into a script
  • Implement flow control within scripts and define functions and filters to help modularize complex scripts
  • Manipulate files and registry values
  • Manage disk storage volumes, shadow copies, shared folders, Terminal Services and IIS properties using WMI in Windows PowerShell
  • Administer and maintain Active Directory directory services and IIS 7.0 Web sites using Windows PowerShell
  • Maintain Group Policy using Windows PowerShell



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Course Info

  • Code: (Retired) 6434
  • Duration: 3 days
  • Certifications: MCTS
  • Exams: 083-640
  • Price: Call for price

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