AZ-040T00 Automating Administration with PowerShell Course

AZ 040T00 Certification Training

From Manual to Marvelous: Revolutionize Administration with PowerShell

The Automating Administration with PowerShell (AZ-040T00) 05-day course equips learners with the essential knowledge and abilities to administer and automate Windows server administration using PowerShell. PowerShell is a cross-platform job automation solution combining a scripting language, configuration management system, and command-line shell. PowerShell runs on Windows, Linux, and macOS.
Learn the necessary skills in this official 5-day training course to create scripts that automate complex activities and reap numerous appealing benefits. Listed below are a select handful of them:
•    Expert Guidance in PowerShell Mastery
•    Tailored Learning Paths for Automation
•    Extensive PowerShell Resources Access
•    Hands-on Application Workshops
•    PowerShell Automation Certification Prep


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Expert Guidance in PowerShell Mastery

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Automating Administration with PowerShell (AZ-040T00)

The Automating Administration with PowerShell (AZ-040T00) course provides learners with the fundamental knowledge and skills to use PowerShell to administer and automate the Administration of Windows Server, Windows Client, Microsoft Azure, and Microsoft 365. This course provides learners the skills to identify and build the command required to perform a specific task. In addition, learners learn how to make 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 of those products, although Windows Server, the common platform for all of those products, will serve as an example of this course's techniques.
Vinsys’ specially created Automating Administration with PowerShell (AZ-040T00) training course is made to fit your needs and further your career as a scripting engineer. Cooperative group discussions allow learners to explore real-world solutions while the trainers impart a strong theoretical foundation through lectures, strengthening their critical thinking and problem-solving skills. Self-paced learning resources and online courses are offered to accommodate different learning styles. Exams and evaluations regularly support learners' learning and help track their progress. After completing the course, learners will have access to certification examinations that will validate their expertise and improve their prospects of being employed in the cutthroat industries of system administration and information technology. You can select training dates that suit your schedule, and our instructor-led online training ensures you receive comprehensive guidance. Get ready to command and control your administrative tasks with mastery as we guide you through the intricacies of PowerShell scripting for a future-ready IT landscape.

Course Curriculum

Target Audience For Automating Administration with PowerShell (AZ-040T00)

The Automating Administration with PowerShell (AZ-040T00) course is crafted for a diverse audience seeking to enhance their IT administration and automation proficiency. This course is tailored for:

•    System Administrators
•    IT Professionals
•    DevOps Practitioners
•    Network Administrators
•    Cybersecurity Analysts
•    Aspiring IT Administrators
•    Scripting Enthusiasts

Automating Administration with PowerShell (AZ-040T00) Prerequisites

Even if they aren't obligated, learners enrolled in the Automating Administration with PowerShell (AZ-040T00) course will be at an advantage if they are conversant with the following:
•    Basic IT Knowledge
•    basic understanding of Windows operating systems
•    Scripting or Programming Basics
•    System Administration Background
•    Access to a Windows Environment
•    Familiarity with fundamental learning tools

Automating Administration with PowerShell (AZ-040T00) Objectives

Upon completion of the course, the professionals will be competent in the following areas:
•    Describe the features of Windows PowerShell and demonstrate how to run and locate the basic commands.
•    Locate and execute the local system administration cmdlets.
•    Utilize the PowerShell pipeline on Windows.
•    Utilise PSDrives and PSProviders to interface with alternative storage types.
•    WMI and CIM can be used to query system information.
•    Utilise hash tables, arrays, and variables.
•    Learn how to write simple Windows PowerShell scripts.
•    Apply Windows PowerShell to manage PCs located remotely.
•    Use PowerShell to manage Azure resources.
•    Install PowerShell to manage Microsoft 365 services.
•    Make use of scheduled and background jobs.
•    Describe the purpose of the Windows PowerShell pipeline.
•    Measure, classify, and choose the pipeline's objects.
•    Objects should be filtered out of the pipeline.
•    List every item in the pipeline.
•    Send pipeline data as part of the output.
•    Utilise Windows PowerShell to manage Azure resources.
•    Use Windows PowerShell to manage users, groups, and licenses in Azure AD.
•    Acquire control of Exchange Online with Windows PowerShell
•    Consider authority over SharePoint Online with Windows PowerShell
•    Install Windows PowerShell to manage Microsoft Teams
•    Utilizing Windows PowerShell, create and manage background tasks
•    Use Windows PowerShell to create and manage scheduled tasks.

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Course Outline

•    An overview of PowerShell as a task automation framework.
•    Key features that make PowerShell essential for system administration.
•    Its role in modern IT environments and its benefits.

•    In-depth exploration of cmdlet structure and components.
•    Understanding standard parameters and their application.
•    Syntax conventions for effective cmdlet execution.

•    Introduction to the concept of the PowerShell pipeline.
•    Benefits of pipeline-based command execution.
•    Practical examples showcasing the power of the pipeline.

•    Understanding the role of PS Providers in extending PowerShell.
•    Exploration of built-in and third-party PS Providers.
•    Concept of PSDrives as logical representations of data stores.

•    In-depth exploration of Common Information Model (CIM) and Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI).
•    How to query management information using CIM and WMI.
•    Practical applications in system administration and troubleshooting.

•    Understanding the basics of variables in PowerShell.
•    Exploring arrays for managing collections of data.
•    Utilizing hash tables for key-value pair data structures.

•    Overview of scripting in PowerShell.
•    Script execution best practices.
•    Creating and optimizing PowerShell scripts for various tasks.

•    Overview of PowerShell's role in managing Azure resources.
•    Azure PowerShell modules and cmdlets.
•    Practical demonstrations of everyday Azure management tasks.

•    Integration of PowerShell in managing Microsoft 365 services.
•    Key cmdlets for administering Microsoft 365 environments.
•    Scripting solutions for standard Microsoft 365 administrative tasks.

•    Leveraging background jobs for parallel execution of tasks.
•    Scheduling recurring tasks using PowerShell.
•    Practical applications in automation and task scheduling.

•    Delving into advanced scripting concepts.
•    Best practices for scripting in complex scenarios.
•    Script optimization and debugging strategies.

•    Dot sourcing process.
•    Make a script's function.
•    Construct a module.

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This course's learners can recognize and develop the command needed to complete a given activity. Participants also learn how to write scripts to perform more complex activities, such as creating reports and automating tedious chores. This course provides prerequisite skills supporting a broad range of Microsoft products, including Windows Server, Windows Client, Microsoft Azure, and Microsoft 365.

Vinsys employs a range of instruction methods, a few of which are listed below: 
•    Lectures and presentations to deliver theoretical concepts
•    Hands-on labs and exercises for practical application
•    Group discussions and collaborative learning activities
•    Case studies and real-world scenarios for problem-solving
•    Demonstration of PowerShell commands and scripts
•    Interactive activities and quizzes to engage learners

The trainers at Vinsys are experts in their field with the most recent skills and expertise. Training courses have been updated per the revised Automating Administration with PowerShell Curriculum.

To satisfy your demands for professional growth, Vinsys offers training programs that are affordable, practical, flexible, and approachable. Our dedicated training coordinators make great efforts to create training programs that specifically address the upskilling needs of your organizational teams. We have trained over 800,000 learners globally through our specialized training programs and helped over 3,000 corporate clients achieve their organizational goals. 

Recent years have seen fast technological development increasing demand for highly skilled automation administrators who can apply their knowledge to solve pressing issues. Deciding to work with Powershell takes persistence, but it can be a rewarding industry. After completing the course, the learners can opt to work as PowerShell Scripting Engineers, Systems Administrator, Automation Specialist, DevOps Engineer, IT Infrastructure Analyst, PowerShell Developer, Network Administrators, Cloud Solutions Architect, Cybersecurity Analyst with Automation Focus, IT Operations Manager or PowerShell Consultant.

Learners' assessments will be conducted through weekly tasks, group projects, and a final test. The evaluation standards will encompass script accuracy, productivity, and quality.