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Advanced Automated Administration with Windows PowerShell (MOC 10962)

Course Description Schedule Course Outline

Course Overview

Learn how to automate and streamline day to day management and administration tasks and functions in your Windows Server Infrastructure.

This three-day course is a follow on course from the Automating Administration with Windows PowerShell (MOC 10961) course. It is built on Windows Server 2012 R2 and Windows 8.1 and while it is specifically focused on Windows PowerShell v4.0, is also relevant in v2.0 and v3.0 Windows PowerShell environments.

Expand and build upon the knowledge already acquired in course 10961B and focus on building more scalable and usable Windows PowerShell scripts for use in your organization by building your own Windows PowerShell tools. Learn about areas such as the creation of advanced functions, script modules, advanced parameters attributes and controller scripts. Also learn how to make your scripts more robust by learning about handling script errors and the analysis and debugging Windows PowerShell scripts. The course will also cover the use of Windows PowerShell cmdlets with .NET Framework as well as teaching how to configure your Windows Servers using Desired State Configuration and providing an understanding of Windows PowerShell workflow.

The detailed hands on labs and in depth content and learning will help remove manual tasks that you may currently have to perform as an Administrator, allowing you to make your own Windows PowerShell tools for automated, repeated, accurate management and provisioning of your Windows Server infrastructure.

Who should attend

This course is intended for IT Professionals already experienced in general Windows Server and Windows Client administration or already experienced in administering and supporting Application servers and services including applications such as Exchange, SharePoint, and SQL. System, Infrastructure and Application Administrators working in a Windows or Windows hybrid environment will all find this course relevant to their day to day jobs and future career and skills development.

The course is also intended for IT Professionals who want to build upon existing Windows PowerShell knowledge and skill to learn how to build their own tools for broader general use in their organization, using any Microsoft or independent software vendor (ISV) product that supports Windows PowerShell manageability.


Before attending this course, students must have:

  • Knowledge and experience working with Windows PowerShell or knowledge equivalent to the content covered in course Automating Administration with Windows PowerShell (MOC 10961).
  • Experienced in general Windows Server and Windows Client administration or already experience in administering and supporting Application servers and services including applications like Exchange, SharePoint, and SQL.

Course Objectives

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Create Advanced Functions
  • Use Cmdlets and Microsoft .NET Framework in Windows PowerShell
  • Write Controller Scripts
  • Handle Script Errors
  • Use XML Data Files
  • Manage Server Configurations by Using Desired State Configuration
  • Analyze and Debugging Scripts
  • Understand Windows PowerShell Workflow
Classroom Training

Duration 3 days

Price (excl. tax)
  • Germany: 1,590.- €
  • SA Voucher: 3
incl. catering
Catering includes:

  • Coffee, Tea, Juice, Water, Soft drinks
  • Pastry and Sweets
  • Bread
  • Fresh fruits
  • Lunch in a nearby restaurant

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  • Germany: 1,490.- €
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05/12/2016 - 07/12/2016 Düsseldorf
19/12/2016 - 21/12/2016 Munich
16/01/2017 - 18/01/2017 Stuttgart
30/01/2017 - 01/02/2017 Berlin
20/02/2017 - 22/02/2017 Frankfurt
06/03/2017 - 08/03/2017 Hamburg
27/03/2017 - 29/03/2017 Münster
19/04/2017 - 21/04/2017 Düsseldorf
19/12/2016 - 22/12/2016 Vienna (iTLS) 4 days

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