- [Matt] Thank you so much for watching this course … on understanding PowerShell. … Let's talk about some next steps, … and I hope you're excited to get started with PowerShell. … I hope this course got you jazzed … to actually start creating scripts … and automating your environments. … What are some advice that I have for you … as you start going out and PowerShelling the world … and automating everything? … First off, create a test environment. … One of the the things you don't want to experiment … with PowerShell is in your production environments. … Things can go bad in a hurry. … So create a test. … Prove out these things work, … and make sure they work they work … the way they're supposed to for you, … 'cause remember PowerShell's supposed to work for you, … and it's powerful, and a misplaced wildcard, … well it can do some powerfully devastating things. … But remember our WhatIf commands? … We can see hey, let's test … and see what'll happen before we run this command. … You also want to start simple. …
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.