June 20, 2014 · 8:30 AM
This is an all-day training event for the North East US (New England) Region. We will provide coffee, muffins and bagels for breakfast. We'll also provide pizza, salad and drinks for lunch.
The Boston Area Windows Server User Group (www.WindowsBoston.org) is providing a training class for their members and to the local technology community.
Sponsored by Microsoft Corporation and Bluefin Technical Services.
Leave work for the Day and come learn about Windows PowerShell. We’ll start with some of the basics of writing PowerShell scripts, functions and modules. We’ll talk about some of the modules that are available and where to get additional resources. Additional topics we will discuss:
* Configuring and using PowerShell remoting to work on other systems
* Desired State Configuration – A method of building and maintaining systems
At a minimum, you'll need a windows systems (laptop or desktop with all needed peripherals) running Windows PowerShell 2.0 which comes with Windows 7 and Windows 2008 R2. Alternately, you can use PowerShell 3.0 available in Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 or from installing Windows Management Framework 3.0. The most recent version of Windows PowerShell and the one recommended for this day is version 4.0. Windows PowerShell v4.0 is available on Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2 and from installing Windows Management Framework 4.0. You will also need a text editor Notepad will do fine, but PowerShell ISE is recommended (and comes with PowerShell). How to determine PowerShell version.
There will be plenty of opportunities to ask questions.
If you don't have a system to bring, you can use a Microsoft Azure system. You can get a trial account at http://aka.ms/WB-Cloud.
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