Core IT Pro

Skill Me Up expert on-demand training for IT Professionals. Get started in your IT career. Learn core operating system management for Windows and Linux, Networking, PowerShell and more.

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4 (1)
3 Lectures | 0 Labs | 9h 57m | Beginner

In this learning path, you will learn core capabilities of Windows Server 2019. These courses will provide you a solid foundation for deploying and administering Windows Server 2019 as well as help you prepare for Exam 98-365 Windows Server Administration Fundamentals.

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4 (17)
1 Lectures | 5 Labs | 16h 39m | Beginner

This learning path will teach the basics of using and administering Linux systems. The focus is on distro-independent fundamentals, including: installing and managing Linux software, using essential Linux commands, understanding and modifying the boot process, device and kernel management, basic scripting, configuring services, user and group management, system monitoring, networking and storage management, virtualization. This path will prepare students to pass the Linux Foundation Certified Linux System (LFCS) Administrator exam through on-demand training and real-time hands-on exercises.

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5 (2)
1 Lectures | 0 Labs | 2h 52m | Beginner

In this learning path, you will learn how to manage and deploy Windows 10 devices for the enterprise.

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4 (21)
1 Lectures | 6 Labs | 12h 7m | Intermediate

In this learning path, you will find courses and hands-on labs to teach you the ins and outs of using PowerShell.

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0 (0)
10 Lectures | 0 Labs | 4h 45m | Beginner

The Network+ exam is a rigorous certification that requires much study and planning. The goal of this track is to prepare the student to pass the test as quickly as possible with the best data retention. You will be able to gain all the knowledge necessary to pass the certification test by watching this video series and its 10 courses.

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0 (0)
23m | Beginner | Oct 31 2019 |

This course will cover advanced networking a high-end consultant might implement in their day to day job in networks and security. We cover splitting up networks into virtual LANs, encrypting the stream using virtual private networks, and devices that can inform us of an impending intrusion.

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0 (0)
1h 4m | Beginner | Oct 31 2019 |

This course covers LAN and WAN topics, we will discuss what happens to packets as they traverse the network. We will also cover TCP/IP classes and what they mean to connectivity. We will finish with discussing WAN technologies both past and present. We will discuss analog and digital connectivity and the various ways ISP’s connect us to the internet.

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0 (0)
19m | Beginner | Oct 31 2019 |

This course gives you a working demonstration of setting up a real-world network using computers, switches and servers. We will discuss the different ways that the networks can be connected to the host devices and show how they communicate.

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0 (0)
25m | Beginner | Oct 31 2019 |

This course will discuss cloud and mobile devices. Many companies are moving their data to the cloud and networking is essential to that process. Questions about what the cloud is and how it works are answered in this course, along with mobile connectivity using cellular networks and security.

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5 (2)
2h 52m | Beginner | Jul 29 2018 |

This course is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills required to support and troubleshoot Windows 10 Operating Systems and supported devices in a Windows Server domain environment. This course will begin with an overview of Windows 10, its architecture, supported hardware devices, and device drivers. Then, this course will focus on troubleshooting O.S. and its hardware issues followed by troubleshooting printer issues and file recovery. Finally, the course will mark its conclusion by discussing troubleshooting with SysInternal Tools.

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5 (10)
11h 14m | Beginner | Oct 13 2017 |

This course covers the fundamentals of using and administering Linux systems. The focus is on distro-independent fundamentals, including: installing and managing Linux software, using essential Linux commands, understanding and modifying the boot process, device and kernel management, basic scripting, configuring services, user and group management, system monitoring, networking and storage management, virtualization. This course will prepare students to pass the Linux Foundation Certified Linux System Administrator exam. 

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0 (0)
15m | Beginner | Oct 31 2019 |

This course covers physical connectivity of networking. Cables need to plug in both sides, but there’s many types of cables, standards, and ways to connect. This course will review these various ways to connect your network using physical cabling.

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0 (0)
9m | Beginner | Oct 31 2019 |

In this course, we discusses real world tools both software and hardware. These tools help to connect and troubleshoot networks, so data runs smoothly, and we will discuss repairs when they don’t.

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0 (0)
24m | Beginner | Oct 31 2019 |

This course covers wireless networking also described as WIFI. We will learn about the wireless standards and protocols, and types of security that wireless entails.

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0 (0)
21m | Beginner | Oct 31 2019 |

This course dives into the Presentation layer of the OSI model and discusses port traffic. Ports are also known as doors and act as doorways in and out of a network. Understanding how to open or close a port and why is a great asset to have in your knowledge of networking.

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4 (17)
9h 7m | Intermediate | Sep 6 2016 |

PowerShell is Microsoft’s strategic task automation platform for IT Pros, It is a key component of Microsoft’s overall management strategy. PowerShell consists of a scripting environment, a script development tool (the PowerShell ISE) and a wealth of add-on functionality in the form of modules. PowerShell also ships for down-level systems including Windows 7, 8.1 and Server 2012. This course provides a great foundation to PowerShell. It covers the fundamental aspects of PowerShell and demonstrates the many new and improved features that come with PowerShell Version 3. We also discuss PowerShell V4 and V5.

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0 (0)
29m | Beginner | Oct 31 2019 |

This course answers questions on encryption. What encryption is and the different forms it takes in networking. We also discuss certificates and what roles they play in TCP/IP. By encrypting our data, we secure our data. Security plays an ever-important roles in networking today.

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0 (0)
51m | Beginner | Oct 31 2019 |

This course will mainly cover connectivity. You will learn all about the main protocol that makes networking on the internet and most organizations work. TCP/IP isn’t the only protocol, but it is the most important and most often used. It’s also the main protocol used in in the Network+ certification exam.

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4 (1)
3h 54m | Beginner | Apr 1 2019 |

The course will educate students on setting up a Windows Server environment, with supporting services and components. It will introduce you to Windows Server, as well as provide an understanding of server hardware and resources. It will also provide the basics of installing, configuring and managing Windows Servers, along with disk storage, device management, services and performance monitoring in windows server.

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0 (0)
4h 8m | Beginner | Apr 9 2019 |

The course will educate you on setting up a Windows Server services starting with DNS, DHCP, Active Directory and Certificate Services. It will introduce you to basic management of Active Directory Group Policies as well as creating and managing Active Directory objects such as Users and Groups. The course will also cover files and folders such as sharing and NTFS permissions, as well using Print Server capabilities within Windows Server.

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0 (0)
1h 55m | Beginner | Apr 9 2019 |

This course covers a variety of topics including web services within the internet information server. Hyper-V virtualization, Windows server remote access and administration. The course will not only walk-through installation, but also basic configuration. The course will also walk-through the basics of windows server troubleshooting using out of the box tools as well as the Sysinternals tools provided by Microsoft. Lastly, we will walkthrough a setup of Network Load-balancing and Clustering.

real-time lab
5 (2)
1h 15m | Beginner | Apr 14 2019 |

In this lab, you will learn how to manage device and manage software maintenance in Linux.This lab automatically deploys a virtual machine that you will use as part of the lab and will take between 3 to 5 minutes to fully provision.

real-time lab
3 (2)
1h 25m | Beginner | Apr 14 2019 |

In this lab, you will learn the basics of navigating the Linux operating system. You will learn core concepts such as using the help system, navigating the file system and using common tools like to manage files and directories.This lab automatically deploys multiple virtual machines that you will use as part of the lab and will take between 3 to 5 minutes to fully provision.

real-time lab
5 (1)
1h 30m | Beginner | Apr 14 2019 |

In this lab, you will learn the basics of writing and executing shell scripts as well as learning how to create scheduled tasks for routine maintenance or other reoccurring operations. This lab automatically deploys multiple virtual machines that you will use as part of the lab and will take between 3 to 5 minutes to fully provision.

real-time lab
5 (1)
15m | Beginner | Nov 1 2019 |

In this lab, you will verify the networking configuration of an Ubuntu VM. You will login to a live virtual machine running Ubuntu Linux and explore several networking commands to provide more insight into the virtual machine's network configuration.

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5 (1)
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0 (0)
30m | Beginner | Aug 18 2019 |

In this hands-on lab, you will learn how to format output using PowerShell. This will involve formatting with the pipeline and format-table/format list. You will also learn to use the --f operator and format with hash tables. Finally, you will use out-of-grid view.

real-time lab
3 (2)
30m | Beginner | Aug 18 2019 |

In this hands-on lab you will work with the fundamentals of PowerShell. Topics will include checking the PowerShell Version, getting help on commands, managing your profile, and the basics of using PowerShell variables, piping and Cmdlets.

real-time lab
5 (1)
30m | Beginner | Aug 18 2019 |

In this hands-on lab, you will learn about using PowerShell Providers. This lab will involve viewing providers, using the registry provider, and using the certificate provider.

real-time lab
0 (0)
30m | Beginner | Aug 18 2019 |

In this hands-on lab, you will learn how to use objects with PowerShell. You will work with .NET objects, COM objects, and WMI objects.

real-time lab
0 (0)
30m | Beginner | Aug 18 2019 |

In this hands-on lab, you will learn about using modules to organize your code with PowerShell. You will examine snap-ins and modules, create a simple module, and create a module manifest.

real-time lab
5 (1)
30m | Beginner | Aug 18 2019 |

In this hands-on lab you will work with the PowerShell Integrated Scripting Environment (ISE). This lab will begin by demonstrating the general layout and structure of the ISE. Then you will learn about using Intellisense. Finally you will learn about using Snippets in the PowerShell ISE.