You can accomplish many tasks on Windows Server with PowerShell. Virtually everything you can do with the GUI, you can accomplish with PowerShell. In this video you will how to install windows features with PowerShell, configure backup and talk about the power of variablies in your PowerShell Script
- [Voiceover] Now that you understand some of the…basics of PowerShell, let's actually start getting to do…some real work on a server.…Now one of the great things about PowerShell,…when you use this on a Windows server,…it's pretty much everything that you see…in the GUI environment of the server,…everything you can do in the server manager,…you can most likely do with Powershell.…It's really just a matter of finding the commandlets.…So I'm gonna show you two of most common things…that you might do on a server…and that's install roles and features and set up a backup.…So let's actually hop in and do some work.…Now, one of the first things that we're gonna do…let's actually install some features,…but before we even install it,…let's see what already on the server.…
So I'm just gonna highlight this first line.…We run one little commandlet called Get-WindowsFeature.…And what this is gonna do is process and show me…what's been installed on my server.…Very simple output here.…And x means it's installed.…A clear box means it's not.…
Matt then dives into PowerShell's functions and What If statements, working with output, and coding in the Integrated Scripting Environment (ISE). The course wraps up with some tips on using PowerShell for both on-premises and cloud deployments involving Office 365 and Azure.
- Identify the purpose of a delimiter.
- Recognize the tools needed to build a command using the ISE.
- Identify the options to use when running Get-Service from a remote computer.
- Recognize the capabilities of four cmdlets.
- Explain how to transfer aliases from a file into PowerShell.
- Determine if a cmdlet will generate an error when executed.