So you want to work in IT? Then you need to know PowerShell. In this course, PowerShell: Getting Started, you'll learn everything you need to begin down the PowerShell path. First, you'll discover how to gather information using PowerShell cmdlets. Next, you'll delve into working with objects like files and users and learn real-world skills you can use immediately. Finally, you'll explore 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.
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.
Course Overview Hi everyone, my name is Michael Bender, and welcome to my course, PowerShell: Getting Started. I'm a cloud advocate at 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 toolmaking. From here, continue your learning by diving into PowerShell with courses on scripting and toolmaking 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.