Did this course replace 10961 Automating Administration with Windows PowerShell?
Yes, this updated course now included includes an introduction to using Windows PowerShell in an Azure ecosystem.
Does this course include an exam?
Neither the exam nor the exam voucher is included in this course. It will prepare you for the certification by teaching you to automate tasks such as user management, CI/CD, managing cloud resources, and much more. You can take the exam at PearsonVue online or at a PearsonVue exam center.
What training materials are included in the course?
Course attendees will have access to the AZ-040T00 official courseware curriculum from Microsoft.
What does it mean to Automate Administration with Windows PowerShell?
PowerShell is a cross-platform scripting language sometimes referred to as an updated and improved version of the Windows command prompt. However, PowerShell is so much more because it is a scripting language that can be used by IT systems administrators to manage systems consistently by automating repetitive tasks. Azure, Exchange, SQL, and a host of third-party ecosystems can be managed using Windows PowerShell.
What are the eligibility requirements for the AZ-040T00 course?
This course assumes you have the skills and experience with the following technologies and concepts:
- Windows Server administration, maintenance, and troubleshooting
- Windows Client administration, maintenance, and troubleshooting
- Basic security best practices
- Windows networking technologies and implementation
- Core networking technologies such as IP addressing, name resolution, and Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
If you enter class with the above skills and experience, PowerShell can be learned in two weeks and up to 3 months to grasp. If you don’t have the above skills and experience, learning PowerShell will take much longer.
What careers is the AZ-040T00 course useful for?
This course caters to anyone involved in system administration, whether on-premises or in the cloud. Professionals in positions such as Administrator, Senior Systems Engineer, Senior Systems Administrator, and IT Manager would benefit from this course.
How much do Windows PowerShell experts make?
The average income of Windows PowerShell varies depending on geographical location, company size, and overall job duties. The salary range is estimated to be between $50 - $70 an hour. According to PayScale. The average salary for a Senior Systems Engineer is $110,686.