This course teaches the basics of the PowerShell scripting language. It is a great introduction to a key Microsoft technology that has grown in use over the last few years. PowerShell can be installed on Windows, macOS and Linux. It can be used for working with and automating Exchange Server, SQL Server, SharePoint, Windows Server, Hyper-V, Office 365, Azure and so on, as well as administrating servers and desktops.
All of the PowerShell basics are covered and an overview of the key concepts of the pipeline is given, as well as an introduction to the help system and cmdlets.
Windows PowerShell is a powerful scripting language that is used in the industry to:
- automate repetitive tasks
- schedule complex processes
- perform configuration management.
Who is it for?
This practical short course is an ideal introduction to gain knowledge and experience in learning PowerShell. It is an ideal starting point if you are looking for a career as DevOps, Systems Engineer or Cloud Engineer. No previous programming or scripting experience is required.
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City's PowerShell classes take place one evening a week for a total of 10 weeks.
City Short Courses follow the academic year, delivering courses over three terms. These include:
- Autumn - October
- Spring - January
- Summer - April
- Delivered by an industry professional
- Taught in small groups
- Awarded a City, University of London certificate