Course: PowerShell for Windows Server 2016 training

$470.69 incl. vat


duration: 17 hours |

Language: English (US) |

access duration: 90 days |


In this online PowerShell course you will learn more about the use of Powershell 5.0 in combination with Windows Server 2016.

You will get an introduction of the PowerShell environment and the differences between cmd. You will learn the PowerShell cmdlet sctructure, PowerShell output formatting, configuration and customization.

Finally you will learn to configure different environments using DSC and Windows Powershell.

Other subjects this course will cover are pull servers, LCM, help syntax, aliases and providers, advanced help, queries and dot sourcing, Windows PowerShell one-to-one and one-to-many remoting, snap-ins and far more.


After successful completion of this course you are able to use Powershell 5.0 to manage Windows Server 2016.


You have experience using and managing Windows and Windows Server.

Target audience

System Administrator


PowerShell for Windows Server 2016

17 hours

Introduction to PowerShell 5.0

  • start the course
  • describe PowerShell and its relationship with the .NET
  • Framework
  • recognize why learning PowerShell is important
  • describe the differences between Windows PowerShell and the
  • Windows command line
  • list the major version differences in Windows PowerShell
  • determine the version of the Windows Management Framework and
  • Windows PowerShell
  • describe how to install the Windows Management Framework and
  • PowerShell 5.1
  • provide an overview of new features in PowerShell 5.0
  • describe best practices for working with Windows
  • PowerShell
  • describe the Windows Management Framework
  • navigate the Windows PowerShell Integrated Scripting
  • Environment
  • run cmdlets with the Windows PowerShell Integrated Scripting
  • Environment
  • describe Windows PowerShell Host Applications

PowerShell 5.0 Cmdlet Structure and Help

  • start the course
  • describe the cmdlet structure
  • demonstrate basic PowerShell command usage
  • describe basic Windows commands in PowerShell
  • describe basic PowerShell commands
  • demonstrate how to use the PowerShell command history
  • utilize the PowerShell help system
  • specify how to update help
  • demonstrate how to use PowerShell

PowerShell 5.0 Syntax, Help, and Conditionals

Windows PowerShell 5.0 cmdlets are used to undertake common administrative tasks. In this course, you will be introduced to PowerShell cmdlet and help syntax, as well as comparison operators and conditional statements.

PowerShell 5.0 Aliases, Providers, and Objects

Every time you work in PowerShell, you are working in the context of a provider. Aliases in PowerShell are a kind of shorthand for a cmdlet. This course covers aliases and providers, and also covers the pipeline and working with objects.

PowerShell 5.0 Remote Management

The ability to remotely run commands on a

PowerShell 5.0 Output Formatting, Modules, and Customization

A key advantage that PowerShell 5.0 provides is extensibility through modules and snap-ins, allowing cmdlets or other tools to be created and shared by different users. This course covers PowerShell output formatting, snap-ins, and modules.

PowerShell 5.0 Local Configuration Manager (LCM)

PowerShell 5.0 Local Configuration Manager (LCM) is the backbone of Desired State Configuration (DSC). It is responsible for a number of DSC aspects, including determining push or pull refresh modes. In this course, you will work with the LCM.

PowerShell 5.0 Configuration, Advanced Help, and Queries

PowerShell 5.0 Configuration, Advanced Help, and Queries

PowerShell 5.0 Desired State Configuration (DSC)

PowerShell 5.0 Desired State Configuration (DSC) can be used to significantly improve the way an organization defines, reports on, and manages node configuration states. In this course, you will examine DSC, resources, and pull servers.

PowerShell 5.0 DSC Resources

Windows PowerShell 5.0 Desired State Configuration (DSC) can significantly improve the way organizations manage server and client configuration states. In this course, you will learn how to work with and deploy DSC resources.

PowerShell 5.0 DSC, Configurations, and Repositories

Desired State Configuration (DSC) can

PowerShell 5.0 Resource Creation and Configuration

PowerShell 5.0 Resource Creation and Configuration

PowerShell 5.0 DSC and Azure

PowerShell 5.0 DSC can be used to configure

PowerShell 5.0 DSC with Linux and JEA

PowerShell DSC can be used to configure important datacenter elements, whether on premises or in the cloud. In this course, you'll learn how to configure Linux environments using DSC as well work with Just Enough Administration (JEA).

Course options

We offer several optional training products to enhance your learning experience. If you are planning to use our training course in preperation for an official exam then whe highly recommend using these optional training products to ensure an optimal learning experience. Sometimes there is only a practice exam or/and practice lab available.

Optional practice exam (trial exam)

To supplement this training course you may add a special practice exam. This practice exam comprises a number of trial exams which are very similar to the real exam, both in terms of form and content. This is the ultimate way to test whether you are ready for the exam. 

Optional practice lab

To supplement this training course you may add a special practice lab. You perform the tasks on real hardware and/or software applicable to your Lab. The labs are fully hosted in our cloud. The only thing you need to use our practice labs is a web browser. In the LiveLab environment you will find exercises which you can start immediatelyThe lab enviromentconsist of complete networks containing for example, clients, servers,etc. This is the ultimate way to gain extensive hands-on experience. 


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