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Creating and Running PowerShell Scripts on Linux

PowerShell is a powerful scripting language for IT administration and automation. In this hands-on lab scenario, you are a Systems Engineer for Awesome Company. As your company has grown, so has the complexity of your infrastructure. To manage all servers (Windows and Linux, on-premises, and cloud) with a common toolset, you are investigating scripting in PowerShell. Completing the objectives of this hands-on lab will help you understand how to write and execute PowerShell scripts on Linux.

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Clock icon Intermediate
Clock icon 15m
Clock icon Aug 06, 2020

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Table of Contents

  1. Challenge

    Log Into Cloud Server

    Log in using the information provided by the lab.

  2. Challenge

    Write Your PowerShell Script

    Create a new script file and write the necessary Powershell to record the name of the server and its top five cpu-utilizing processes to a file.

  3. Challenge

    Execute the Script and Check Results

    Execute the script and check the produced file to verify the results.

The Cloud Content team comprises subject matter experts hyper focused on services offered by the leading cloud vendors (AWS, GCP, and Azure), as well as cloud-related technologies such as Linux and DevOps. The team is thrilled to share their knowledge to help you build modern tech solutions from the ground up, secure and optimize your environments, and so much more!

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