Creating and Running PowerShell Scripts on Linux

15 minutes
  • 3 Learning Objectives

About this Hands-on Lab

PowerShell is a powerful scripting language for IT administration and automation. In this hands-on lab scenario, you are a Systems Engineer for Awesome Company. As your company has grown, so has the complexity of your infrastructure. To manage all servers (Windows and Linux, on-premises, and cloud) with a common toolset, you are investigating scripting in PowerShell. Completing the objectives of this hands-on lab will help you understand how to write and execute PowerShell scripts on Linux.

Learning Objectives

Successfully complete this lab by achieving the following learning objectives:

Log Into Cloud Server

Log in using the information provided by the lab.

Write Your PowerShell Script

Create a new script file and write the necessary Powershell to record the name of the server and its top five cpu-utilizing processes to a file.

Execute the Script and Check Results

Execute the script and check the produced file to verify the results.

Additional Resources

To become familiar with using PowerShell scripts in Linux you are going to:

  • Create a new script file.
  • Write the necessary Powershell to record the server's name and its top five cpu-utilizing processes to a file.
  • Execute the script and check the results in the file.

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