Your First Day with Windows PowerShell

by Jeff Hicks

You've decided to take the leap and start learning PowerShell, but you don't know where to begin. This course will introduce you to Powershell, and guide you through its features and commands.

What you'll learn

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

Jeffery Hicks is a veteran IT Pro with 30 years of experience, much of it spent as an IT infrastructure consultant specializing in Microsoft server technologies with an emphasis in automation and efficiency. He is a multi-year recipient of the Microsoft MVP Award. He works today as an independent author, teacher, and consultant. He has been creating Pluralsight content for over 10 years. Jeff has written for numerous online sites and print publications, and speaks frequently at technology confer... more

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