Welcome to the Configure Management Tools with Windows PowerShell Practice Lab. In this module you will be provided with the instructions and devices needed to develop your hands-on skills.

Learning Outcomes

In this module, you will complete the following exercises:

  • Explore the Basics of Windows PowerShell

After completing this lab, you will be able to:

  • Run basic commands in Windows PowerShell such as creating PSDrives, setting environment variables, pipelining, understand parameters and start, stop, restart services

Exam Objectives

The following exam objectives are covered in this lab:

Configure and use management tools - configure the Windows PowerShell console

Lab Duration

It will take approximately 45 minutes to complete this lab.

Exercise 1 - Explore the Basics of Windows PowerShell

Windows PowerShell is a powerful command based program for managing every aspect of a Windows system. It was first introduced in Windows XP version and has been a regular feature of every Windows release.

This new generation of command interpreter is very easy to learn because it contains a rich help system available online. The help system can be invoked from within PowerShell environment and connects to the Microsoft TechNet website.

In this exercise, you will learn how to use Windows PowerShell.

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