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ACG Fundamentals

What is PowerShell?

Episode description

PowerShell has been a favourite solution of Windows Administrators for over a decade. As a cross-platform task automation CLI, PowerShell allows you to automate almost any task within the Microsoft ecosystem. In this ACG Fundamental video, Mark Mikula explains what PowerShell for Azure is, and why it’s an indispensable Microsoft Azure tool.

00:00 Introduction
00:30 What is PowerShell?
01:13 What are CMDLETs and Modules?
01:52 How does it work?
02:31 When do you use PowerShell?

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Installing PowerShell

Installing the Azure PowerShell module

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Course: Getting Started with PowerShell

Hands-on Lab: Creating Azure Virtual Machines using PowerShell

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Being an avid learner means we are always beginners to a new topic or concept. With ACG Fundamentals, we want to equip you with the lessons you need to tackle new cloud concepts, projects, and real-world scenarios. With fun, bite-sized and succinct lessons, you'll be able to learn from anywhere in a matter of minutes. This is the series that puts the fun in fundamentals.

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