I am currently in development of my new mastering class in SMA.
Here is the detailed info and upcoming dates
Windows Azure Pack – Mastering Service Management Automation
Jakob Gottlieb Svendsen, Cloud & Data Center MVP.
Go from A to Z in Service Management Automation.
The new automation tool based on PowerShell Workflows.
Beside the introduction, architecture and installation, this workshop focuses on designing Runbooks using PowerShell Workflows in SMA.
Learn how to convert your knowledge of PowerShell scripts to PowerShell Workflows.
We will start from the beginning and progress into more advanced workflows later on.
Use parallel processing, checkpoints and other PowerShell workflow features
How to integrate to other system center products, for maintenance, monitoring or other scenarios.
Recommended; Some knowledge of PowerShell, but you do not have to be a PowerShell expert to join this workshop!
This course is intended for Enterprise Systems Engineers, Administrators and System Integrators who wants to learn how to Automate the datacenter using Service Management Automation
Experience with Windows Server Administration
Basic understanding of Active Directory
Basic understanding of PowerShell
Knowledge of Windows Azure Pack
Experience in PowerShell
Students will learn all parts of Service Management Automation, and many different runbook designs
You will touch the following subjects, and more:
- Minimum SMA Environment
- Use Cases
- Introduction – Runbooks
- PowerShell Workflow
- Running a runbook in WAP
- Using PowerShell Modules
- Workflows vs. Scripts
- Creating your first runbook using the WAP Portal.
- Activities vs. InlineScript
- Inputs (parameters)
- Calling sub runbooks
- Developing Runbooks in PowerShell ISE and SMA Studio.
- Using For each
- Sequential Processing
- + more.
Advanced Runbook Structure
- Using Check Points
- Parallel Processing
- Trigger via Events, Schedules or PowerShell
Integration to Windows Azure Pack
- Automating the Web Site Provider
- + more
Integration to System Center
- SCOM, SCCM, SCSM + more.
- Integration into.
- Integration to SharePoint
- Using the PowerShell administration Module
- Importing / Exporting runbook in PowerShell
- Registering / Unregistering Runbook Workers
- And more
- Creating a PowerShell Module
- Creating a PowerShell Module with a custom connection asset type