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PowerShell 5.0 and Desired State Configuration Certification Training Course Overview

DSC is a management platform in PowerShell. PowerShell DSC was introduced in version 4 and has been greatly extended and enhanced in version 5. DSC goes hand-in-glove with implementation of DevOps, the revolutionary methodology to join the development and operations teams. Now you can “state” your desired environment and the DSC structure will configure and maintain the same.

Audience:  It has become inevitable for all operations team, all developers have to be familiar with the technology so that they can develop and deliver the required DSc resources.

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PowerShell 5.0 and Desired State Configuration (16 Hours) Download Course Contents

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Course Modules

Module 1: Course Overview
  • Introduction
  • Course Materials
  • Facilities
  • Prerequisites
  • What We'll Be Discussing
  • Course Overview
Module 2: PowerShell 5.0 Desired State Configuration Introduction
  • Understanding Desired State Configuration
  • Understanding DSC Metaphor
  • PowerShell is Imperative, or Declarative, or Both?
  • Exploring DSC from 30,000 Feet!
  • Examining Why to Put Effort into DSC ﴾Or Inspire Me Dude﴿?
  • Understanding DSC Requirements
  • Examining PowerShell Version 4: DSC Features Added
  • Exploring PowerShell Version 5: DSC Improvements
  • PowerShell 5.0 Desired State Configuration Introduction
Module 3: DSC Architecture
  • Taking a Preliminary Look
  • Updating the Help System
  • Exploring Management Models
  • Reviewing the MOF File Creation Workflow
  • Examining Methodologies of Configuration Data
  • Exploring Functions and Cmdlets Available for DSC with WMF 5.0
  • Understanding DSC Pull Server
  • DSC Architecture
Module 4: DSC Configuration Files
  • Preparing the Environment
  • Defining a DSC Configuration Script
  • Configuration Keyword
  • DSC Configuration Files
Module 5: DSC Resources
  • Examining File Resource
  • Exploring Archive Resource
  • Examining Environment Resource
  • Exploring Group Resource
  • Examining Log Resource
  • Understanding Package Resource
  • Examining Registry Resource
  • Exploring Script Resource
  • Examining Service Resource
  • Exploring User Resource
  • Examining WindowsFeature Resource
  • Understanding PsDscRunAsCredential
  • DSC Resources
Module 6: DSC Pull and Push Servers
  • Discussing Parameters
  • Examining a Push Mode Example
  • Exploring the Pull Mode
  • Reviewing the Local Configuration Manager ﴾LCM﴿
  • Placing Configurations and Resources for Distribution by the Pull Server
  • Discussing Configuration Drift
  • Debugging DSC in Version 5
  • DSC Pull and Push Servers
Module 7: Appendix: 752552 PowerShell 5.0 Basics
  • Introduction to PowerShell
  • Utilizing PowerShell
  • The Pipeline
  • Processing Data with Loops
  • Scripting and Functions
  • Appendix: 752552 PowerShell 5.0 Basics
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Course Prerequisites
  • The students are expected to understand the basics of PowerShell either through attending the introductory courses by BlueBuffaloPress or having gained the experience through some other method.

Upon Completion of this Course, you will accomplish following:-

  • Understand Desired State Configuration and DSC requirements.
  • Execute updating the Help System.
  • Understand management models.
  • Understand functions and cmdlets available for DSC with WMF 5.0.
  • Comprehend how to get the parameters working for IntelliSense.
  • Know how to define a DSC configuration script.
  • Apprehend how to utilize resources and configuration keyword.
  • Understand and utilize:
  • DSC File Resource.
  • DSC Archive Resource.
  • DSC Environment Resource.
  • DSC Group Resource.
  • DSC Log Resource.
  • DSC Registry Resource.
  • DSC Script Resource.
  • DSC Service Resource.
  • DSC User Resource.
  • Comprehend concepts of debugging, pipeline, loops, scripting and functions

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