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Microsoft Server 2012 R2


The Interface and Admin Tools Discover where things are and how to use them.

New versions of the Windows Server product can be frustrating because common tools have been moved to new locations and redesigned. By familiarizing yourself with a few strategic locations, some simple guidelines and best practices, learning Server 2012 can be simpler, less painful, and more successful. This webinar:
  • Investigates the new Server 2012 R2 interface
  • Examines short cuts to the most commonly used admin tools
  • Explores common changes to well-known admin tools
  • Discusses administration tips and tricks

PowerShell Basics


Ensuring smooth upgrades and migrations   Key Benefits: Understanding PowerShell is critical to the success of every administrator in today’s Windows environment. From manipulating the registry, to tweaking files and folders, from controlling file permissions, to modifying Active Directory objects, PowerShell is part of everyday administration. Learning basic terminology and becoming familiar with the PowerShell interfaces will help administrators with everyday tasks, as well as prepare them for more advanced PowerShell techniques. This webinar:

  • Explores the PowerShell command interface and the Integrated Scripting Environment (ISE)
  • Examines cmdlets and their parameters
  • Investigates the different modules available to use in PowerShell
  • Discusses getting help for cmdlets and parameters
This webinar introduces PowerShell and basic components. It then builds on that knowledge with cmdlets and parameters. It also shows how to load different modules to manage different objects. Finally, it rounds out with getting help on PowerShell, and outputting information to files. Learning Objectives
  • Understanding the PowerShell console
  • Utilizing the PowerShell ISE (graphical PowerShell)
  • Exercising Cmdlets and their parameters
  • Employing modules
  • Getting output from PowerShell
  • Engaging the file system and the registry
  • Investing getting help with cmdlets and parameters

PowerShell Scripting Basics


Automating administrative tasks Key Benefits: Understanding PowerShell is a must in today’s Microsoft networking environment. Administrators find themselves using PowerShell cmdlets for performing everyday tasks, reporting, and managing projects. At the same time, running repetitive tasks by hand is time consuming, cumbersome and tedious. By building on their PowerShell knowledge to include scripting basics, administrators can cut down on wasted time, schedule scripts to run at all hours of the day and night, and begin to see what PowerShell can really do for them. This webinar:

  • Explores ways to automate every day administrative tasks
  • Examines the basic techniques of creating PowerShell scripts
  • Investigates using Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) to gather information
  • Discusses scheduling scripts to run by them selves
This webinar establishes the basics of scripting in PowerShell, while demystifying those basics. Many administrators are uncomfortable with scripting because, in the past, scripting has been difficult to learn and harder to implement. By using common management scenarios, this webinar takes the administrator though retrieving information from a file, reading it into a script, and using that file to create and modify Active Directory objects. It then discusses methods for getting more help and scheduling those scripts to run. Learning Objectives
  • Setting execution policies
  • Assigning variables
  • Creating and executing loops
  • Using data from files
  • Discovering arrays
  • Getting help for objects
  • Commenting your code
  • Scheduling jobs