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PowerShell 5.0 and Desired State Configuration (55202)

 

Course Overview

This course is designed to get you up and running with Desired State Configuration (DSC). PowerShell DSC was introduced in version 4 and has been greatly expanded 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 “declare” your desired environment and the DSC structure will “make it so” and keep it so!

Prerequisites

The students are expected to understand the basics of PowerShell.

Course Objectives

Delegates will learn how to:

  • Understand Desired State Configuration.
  • Understand that PowerShell handles both imperative and declarative language.
  • Understand DSC requirements.
  • Understand features added to version 4 of PowerShell.
  • Understand features added to version 5 of PowerShell.
  • Understand and execute updating the Help System.
  • Understand management models.
  • Understand and utilize MOF file creation workflow.
  • Understand methodologies of configuration data.
  • Understand functions and cmdlets available for DSC with WMF 5.0.
  • Understand the basics of a DSC Pull Server.
  • Understand how to get the parameters working for IntelliSense.
  • Understand how to define a DSC configuration script.
  • Understand how to utilize resources.
  • Understand and utilize the Configuration keyword.
  • Understand node filtering.
  • Understand and utilize the DSC File Resource.
  • Understand and utilize the DSC Archive Resource.
  • Understand and utilize the DSC Environment Resource.
  • Understand and utilize the DSC Group Resource.
  • Understand and enable the Analytic Log.
  • Understand and utilize the DSC Log Resource.
  • Understand and utilize the DSC Registry Resource.
  • Understand and utilize the DSC Script Resource.
  • Understand and utilize the DSC Service Resource.
  • Understand and utilize the DSC User Resource.
  • Understand and utilize the DSC WindowsFeature Resource.
  • Understand and utilize parameters.
  • Understand both Push and Pull modes.
  • Understand and utilize the LCM.
  • Understand placing configurations and resources for distribution.
  • Understand configuration drift.
  • Understand and utilize the debugging feature.
  • Understand how to utilize PowerShell.
  • Understand and utilize the pipeline.
  • Understand and utilize loops.
  • Understand and utilize scripting.
  • Understand and utilize functions.
Online Training

Duration 2 days

Price (excl. VAT)
  • £ 1,295.-
  • SA Voucher: 2
    hardcoded default SA
Classroom Training

Duration 2 days

Price (excl. VAT)
  • United Kingdom: £ 1,295.-
  • SA Voucher: 2
    hardcoded default SA

Schedule

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This is a FLEX course, which is delivered both virtually and in the classroom. Please note, local pricing is applicable.
English
Time zone BST
06/08/2020 ― 07/08/2020 Online Training Time zone: BST
26/11/2020 ― 27/11/2020 Online Training Time zone: GMT
This is a FLEX course, which is delivered both virtually and in the classroom. Please note, local pricing is applicable.
United Kingdom
26/11/2020 ― 27/11/2020 London (Int Hse) This is a FLEX course.   Time zone: Europe/London Enroll:
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for classroom training