Course info
May 8, 2017
1h 45m

You've decided to take the leap and begin learning PowerShell, but you don't know where to begin or what to do first. In this course, Your First Day with Windows PowerShell, you'll learn the fundamental knowledge of Powershell and how to utilize the program efficiently. First, you'll explore the critical skill of how to use the Powershell help system. Next, you'll discover how to use commands and be introduced to aliases, cmdlets, providers, and psdrives. Finally, you'll learn how to configure, navigate, and get the most out of the different PowerShell consoles. By the end of this course, you'll develop an understanding of the fundamental knowledge to efficiently utilize Powershell.

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] Hi, everyone. My name is Jeff Fix, and I want to welcome you to my new course your first day with Power Shell. I'm a longtime power shell teacher, author and speaker. You probably seen one arm or my plot A flight courses have a copy of a book I've written. Or maybe you've sat in on one of my many conference sessions I've done over the years. I've covered a lot of partial topics, often assuming the audience has some previous experience. That's not the case with my latest work. In this course, I'm assuming you've never opened up a power show prompt and have no idea of what to do first, my goal is to be your guide during your first day with power Shop during your first day. The most important skill is knowing how to use the help system so we'll spend some time going over all the details you need to know. Of course, you want to know how to run commands or, for that matter, figure out what you can run. Got you covered there as well. I'll introduce you to the partial consoles and give you some customization tips and try to demystify the entire process. Along the way, you'll get a quick intro into a Li, says Command. Let's providers PS drives and bit more. By the end of this court's, I hope you'll be comfortable enough to get around the shell and have some basic skills that you can continue learning and using partial on your own. I also want you to realize that using and learning power shell doesn't have to be complicated. In fact, it should be fun. I hope you let me guide you on your first day with Power Shell, my latest course at plural site.