Simple play icon Course
Skills Expanded

Automating Cloud Operations with AWS Tools for Windows PowerShell

by Adam Platt

AWS Tools for Windows PowerShell is becoming an essential automation tool in IT. In this course, you will learn by example how to install and secure the tools as well as how to discover and master cmdlets beyond those used in the course.

What you'll learn

With the rise of cloud computing, automation is becoming increasingly important in IT. If your organization uses Microsoft Windows and Amazon Web Services (AWS), you might be wondering how best to approach automation. In this course, Automating Cloud Operations with AWS Tools for Windows PowerShell, you will learn foundational knowledge of the AWS PowerShell module and its cmdlets. First, you will cover how to install and manage the tools. Next, you will discover how the PowerShell tools authenticate with AWS and how to securely manage your credentials. Finally, you will explore the design principles used by the AWS PowerShell tools, enabling you to identify and understand any of the over 5,000 cmdlets they contain. When you are finished with this course, you will have the skills and knowledge of the AWS PowerShell tools needed to build effective AWS automation with Windows PowerShell.

About the author

Adam Platt, a software engineer with over 10 years of experience, is API System's coding resource and unofficial efficiency expert. He loves working with IT Administrators and helping them grow their confidence in programming through PowerShell.

Ready to upskill? Get started