Mastering System Administration with PowerShell 6.x

Mastering System Administration with PowerShell 6.x
Mastering System Administration with PowerShell 6.x
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Explore various features and automation tasks in the awesome PowerShell 6 by configuring and administrating the Windows Operating System components and server features

PowerShell combines command-line speed, the flexibility of scripting, and the power of a GUI-based admin tool. Virtually all of the server products Microsoft is producing right now can be managed through PowerShell. From an administrative standpoint, this means that if you become proficient in PowerShell, you’ll have the skill set needed to manage most of Microsoft's newer products.

We’ll start with Windows System Administration and explore different features, services, shares, and permissions. Then you’ll move forward with Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI), which is an essential aspect of PowerShell 6. After that, you’ll work on managing remote systems, learn to create and connect reusable remote sessions to multiple systems, invoke commands on remote machines, and close connections and delete remote sessions.

You’ll discover what “managing your infrastructure through code” means using the popular Desired State Configuration feature of PowerShell. Finally, you’ll see how PowerShell has expanded its influence across the datacenter, as you use PowerShell to manage Active Directory, Azure, IIS, and more.

By the end of this course, you’ll be able to perform complex automation tasks using PowerShell 6 and will have mastered the new features and changes that it brings.

This course is a step-by-step practical guide filled with real-world use cases and examples that will help you master various aspects of the new PowerShell 6.

What You Will Learn

  • See how to configure the Windows Operating System (OS) with PowerShell Core 6
  • Manage Windows OS through WMI commands
  • Administer remote systems with PowerShell Core 6
  • Manage Windows features, including Active Directory, IIS, and more with PowerShell Core 6
  • Master the most important aspects of PowerShell Core 6
Table of Contents

01 The Course Overview
02 Configuring Your Management Workstation
03 Setting Up Your Lab Environment
04 Configuring a Windows System - Features, Services, and More
05 Managing a Windows OS with WMI and PowerShell
06 Checking Diagnostic and Performance Information with PowerShell Core 6
07 Using Scheduled Tasks and PowerShell to Automate System Administration
08 Overview of PowerShell Remoting
09 Remote Endpoint Configuration
10 Mastering Remote Administration
11 Overview of PowerShell Desired State Configuration
12 Creating and Applying Your First DSC Configuration
13 Finding and Using DSC Modules and Resources
14 Using Azure Automation As a DSC Pull Server
15 Managing Storage and a File Server with PowerShell
16 Managing Azure Virtual Machines with PowerShell
17 Administering Active Directory Users and Groups with PowerShell
18 Managing an IIS Web Server with PowerShell