Explore PowerShell and the tasks you can automate using it. You can start programs, identify and kill non responsive processes, rename, move, or delete, files and folders, report on installed devices, schedule time-consuming tasks to run in the background, and more. Review command command-lets used in task automation.
- [Narrator] I taught earlier how to use task scheduler…to automate tasks.…There's another option, PowerShell.…You'll need to start a session…with administrator privileges.…I'll type PowerShell in the search box,…right click it in the results…and click run as administrator.…With practice, you can learn how to use PowerShell…to schedule tasks, reset user passwords…and create extensive reports.…You can get a list of installed services…and sort by attribute like number of handles or CPU load.…
You can even create scripts unique to your enterprise.…PowerShell cmdlets are at the core.…Cmdlets are mini commands that start with a verb…and include a noun like get service,…copy item and get event log.…Let's look at the copy item cmdlet.…I'll type get help copy item like so,…get dash help space copy dash item and press enter.…There's a lot of information here including a description.…
It says the copy item cmdlet copies an item…from one location to another in the same name space.…For instance, it can copy a file to a folder,…
Note: The course also maps to the third part of MCSA exam 70-698, Installing and Configuring Windows 10. Taking this course will prepare you for objectives in the Manage and Maintain Windows domain of the test.
- Configuring Windows Update
- Updating Windows apps
- Reviewing event logs
- Using Resource Monitor and Performance Monitor
- Managing security with Windows Defender
- Creating a recovery drive
- Restoring and recovering files
- Recovering the OS with Windows Recovery
- Configuring authorization and authentication
- Securing Windows 10 with passwords
- Joining workgroups and domains
- Creating and using accounts
- Automating tasks with PowerShell
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Configure Updates
2. Monitor Windows
3. Configure System and Data Recovery
4. Configure Authorization and Authentication
5. Configure Advanced
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