PowerShell: Getting Started

This is an introductory course on PowerShell and how to use it for basic IT Operations support.
Course info
Rating
(621)
Level
Beginner
Updated
May 22, 2019
Duration
3h 6m
Table of contents
Course Overview
Introduction to PowerShell
PowerShell Basics
Gathering Information with PowerShell
Remoting with PowerShell
Building a User Inventory Script with PowerShell
Next Steps with PowerShell
Description
Course info
Rating
(621)
Level
Beginner
Updated
May 22, 2019
Duration
3h 6m
Description

So you want to work in IT? Then you need to know PowerShell. This course will provide you with everything you need to begin down the PowerShell path. From gathering information using PowerShell cmdlets, to working with objects like files and users, you’ll learn real-world skills you can use immediately. Along the way, you'll learn how to find all the answers you need from within the Shell. By the end of the course, you’ll be able to build your own script for gathering information.

About the author
About the author

Michael is a six-time Microsoft Most Valuable Professional, author, technical trainer, and community leader. Having been in the IT industry since the 90's, his experiences covers the gamut of Microsoft technologies, with his main focus being Windows Server, PowerShell and cloud technologies like AWS and Azure. Along with training, he has a passion for connecting people and building community in the IT Pro space. He is the current president and a founding member of The Krewe User Groups, Inc., a world-wide networking group for IT Pros and Developers.

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Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

Course Overview
My name is Michael Bender and welcome to my course PowerShell Getting started. I'm a cloud advocate of Microsoft and a  community leader in the IT operations field. I spend a lot of time teaching people how to learn PowerShell, along with other Microsoft technologies.  PowerShell runs on more than just Windows. You can use it from any Mac or Linux machine.  In this course, we'll; give you an introduction of the basics for using PowerShell and becoming comfortable using it on any platform. Some of the major topics that we'll cover include the basic commands everyone needs to know in PowerShell. How to gather information from the PowerShell console, using PowerShell with remote computers, and building a basic computer information gathering script. By the end of the course, you'll know the basics of PowerShell and be ready to dive into PowerShell scripting and tool making. From here,  continue your learning by diving into PowerShell with courses on scripting and tool making, and working with services like Active Directory and Office 365. I hope you'll join me on this journey to learn PowerShell with the PowerShell Getting Started course at Pluralsight.