Automation with Windows PowerShell Scripts

Once you have some experience running interactive PowerShell commands in a console, you'll likely want to save yourself some typing and benefit from automation. This course will start you on your PowerShell scripting journey.
Course info
Rating
(66)
Level
Beginner
Updated
Mar 26, 2018
Duration
2h 55m
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Description
Course info
Rating
(66)
Level
Beginner
Updated
Mar 26, 2018
Duration
2h 55m
Description

At some point in your PowerShell experience you'll want to move beyond typing commands at a prompt. This course, Automation with Windows PowerShell Scripts will teach you how to leverage PowerShell scripting to benefit from automation. First, you'll learn to automate processes and tasks so that they are consistent. Next, you'll learn to make sure your automated processes and tasks are documented. Finally you'll learn to make sure your automated processes and tasks are easy to run. By the end of this course, you'll have the beginning scripting knowledge to begin automating your workload with PowerShell.

Course FAQ
Course FAQ
Who is this course for?

This course is for Windows IT pros, PowerShell users who want to start using PowerShell scripts to automate tasks.

What will I learn in this course?

This course will teach you about how PowerShell handles script security, including execution policies, default settings, and how to run PowerShell automation scripts.

What prerequisites do I need?

You should already be comfortable with PowerShell fundamentals, how to run commands in the pipeline, and have some experience with server administration.

What version is required?

This course assumes you're running PowerShell 5.1 on a Windows 10 platform.

About the author
About the author

Jeffery Hicks is a Microsoft MVP in Windows PowerShell and an IT veteran with many years of experience, much of it spent as an IT consultant specializing in Microsoft server technologies with an emphasis in automation and efficiency.

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Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

Course Overview
[Autogenerated] Hello, everyone PowerShell sense. Jeff picks here again to let you know about my latest project from Pluralsight. Now, by now you're PowerShell Experience has led you to working with it Interactive Lee to manage things in your organization, But now you're ready to go to the next step and begin automation. PowerShell automation runs across the spectrum, and your first step is creating a PowerShell script. This course is designed to teach you the fundamentals of creating a simple, PowerShell script. But don't let the description of simple fool you. You can accomplish a lot of work with a script of only a few lines of code, and, as usual, I'll have plenty of sample scripts for you to try. This course will teach you about how PowerShell handle script security, including execution policies, default settings and how to run a PowerShell script. I want you to be safe. I'll also introduce you to the essential PowerShell scripting concept of scope. This is an area that trips up a lot of beginner scriptures all the time, and, of course you'll need some scripting tools, so we'll look at PowerShell easy to learn scripting language, things like if statements arrays hash tables and other in new Marais shin techniques. By the end of the course, you should feel confident enough to open up the PowerShell Iasi and take your skills to the next level. Automation with PowerShell scripts execute UNIX.