PowerShell is a great scripting tool which can help in the management of applications and services efficiently. Using SharePoint PowerShell, you can create repeatable scripts that can make repetitive and complex tasks easier to manage and control.
As a SharePoint Administrator, you are always asked to make changes, update permissions, setup web applications, site collections and sites, and somehow make sure everything works all the time. Natively SharePoint has an excellent Administration interface, known as Central Administration that can be used. However, PowerShell scripting can assist with the management to create repeatable scripts that can be run as needed giving you more power and control over managing your SharePoint Farm. In this course, Managing SharePoint 2016 with PowerShell, you will learn foundational knowledge to create PowerShell scripts. First, you will learn SharePoint PowerShell basic. Next, you will discover how to manage SharePoint Users, Sites, and Services easily with PowerShell. Finally, you will explore how to backup, restore, and troubleshoot SharePoint using PowerShell. When you’re finished with this course, you will have the skills and knowledge of PowerShell for SharePoint needed to support and manage SharePoint with PowerShell effectively.
Course Overview Hey everyone. My name is Liam Cleary, and welcome to my course, Managing SharePoint 2016 with PowerShell. I am the CEO and owner of SharePlicity, a consulting company, as well as a 12-year Microsoft MVP. As a SharePoint administrator, you are constantly asked to make changes, update permissions, set up web applications, site collections and sites, and somehow make sure everything works all of the time. Natively, SharePoint has a great administration interface known as Central Administration that can assist in managing the entire farm. However, this requires you to log into the console each time, remember the steps you performed last time, and make sure you don't modify anything by mistake. PowerShell scripting can assist with the management as you can create easy, repeatable scripts that can be ran at any point in time. In this course, we're going to walk through the configuration and management of SharePoint using PowerShell. Some of the major topics we will cover include connecting to SharePoint using PowerShell; create, update, and delete various objects within SharePoint using PowerShell; manage service applications; troubleshoot SharePoint; and then lastly, perform backups and restores of SharePoint components using different PowerShell cmdlets. By the end of this course, you'll know how to configure and manage your SharePoint 2016 environment using PowerShell. I hope you'll join me on this journey to learn how to manage SharePoint using PowerShell, with the Managing SharePoint 2016 with PowerShell course, here at Pluralsight.