AZ040T00: Automating Administration with PowerShell

Course DateStart TimeEnd TimeTime ZoneLocationDaysPrice
Mar 11, 202409:0005:00EDTLive Virtual Class5$3,495 USDPurchase
Apr 1, 202409:0005:00EDTLive Virtual Class5$3,495 USDPurchase
Apr 15, 202409:0005:00EDTLive Virtual Class5$3,495 USDPurchase
May 13, 202409:0005:00EDTLive Virtual Class5$3,495 USDPurchase
Jun 3, 202409:0005:00EDTLive Virtual Class5$3,495 USDPurchase
Jun 17, 202409:0005:00EDTLive Virtual Class5$3,495 USDPurchase


Automating Administration with PowerShell

This course provides you with the fundamental knowledge and skills to use PowerShell for administering and automating administration of Windows servers. Learn the skills to identify and build the command you require to perform a specific task. In addition, you learn how to build scripts to accomplish advanced tasks such as automating repetitive tasks and generating reports. This course provides prerequisite skills supporting a broad range of Microsoft products, including Windows Server, Windows Client, Microsoft Azure, and Microsoft 365. In keeping with that goal, this course will not focus on any one of those products, although the common platform for all these products, Windows Server, will serve as the example for the techniques this course teaches.

Duration: 5 Days


  • Experience with Windows networking technologies and implementation
  • Experience with Windows Server administration, maintenance, and troubleshooting
  • No prior experience with any version of PowerShell or any scripting language is assumed


  • IT Professionals already experienced in general Windows Server, Windows client, Azure, and Microsoft 365 administration, and who want to learn more about using Windows PowerShell for administration
  • IT Professionals already experienced in server administration, including Microsoft Exchange Server, Microsoft SharePoint Server, and Microsoft SQL Server

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the functionality of Windows PowerShell and use it to run and find basic commands
  • Identify and run cmdlets for local system administration
  • Work with the Windows PowerShell pipeline
  • Use PSProviders and PSDrives to work with other forms of storage
  • Query system information by using WMI and CIM
  • Work with variables, arrays, and hash tables
  • Create basic scripts in Windows PowerShell
  • Administer remote computers with Windows PowerShell
  • Manage Azure resources with PowerShell
  • Manage Microsoft 365 services with PowerShell
  • Use background jobs and scheduled jobs


  • Getting Started with Windows PowerShell
  • Windows PowerShell for Local Systems Administration
  • Working with the Windows PowerShell Pipeline
  • Using PSProviders and PSDrives
  • Querying Management Information by Using CIM and WMI
  • Working with Variables, Arrays, and Hash Tables
  • Windows PowerShell Scripting
  • Administering Remote Computers with Windows PowerShell
  • Managing Azure Resources with PowerShell
  • Managing Microsoft 365 Services with PowerShell
  • Using Background Jobs and Scheduled Jobs
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