Posts Tagged ‘Windows PowerShell’

List of Available PowerShell Cmdlets

August 7th, 2009 No comments

PowerShell is a completly new scripting language to me and as such there’s so much I don’t know about it, and while I can browse the net all day looking for information, I wanted to see how I could get PowerShell to tell me everything it knows first before I turn to the almighty Google. Searching for available Microsoft PowerShell Cmdlet descriptions (pronounced command-lets) and what they do I used the get-help command. After I ran this, I immediately noticed a Get-Help * command appear, so off I went. Read more…

Accessing WMI Information From PowerShell

July 25th, 2009 1 comment

I’m starting to learn how powerful the Windows Management Instrumentation aka Windows WMI is. One of the simpliest ways I found of accessing the information is via Windows PowerShell. Here is a simple PowerShell command that will return the Win32_OperatingSystem information. Read more…