Windows PowerShell - Powerful Shell to Control the Resources


This article is for sharing the basics of Windows PowerShell. First of all, a shell is an interface that gives the users to access various system resources so we can conclude what is PowerShell. It is a very powerful command-line shell and scripting language and this mainly designed for System Administrator to make their daily tasks easy. Also, the PowerShell help to automate the task and managing the operating systems through the various customized scripts.

Open PowerShell

Cortana Search – Type ‘PowerShell’ in the search and click the icon
Browse the Folder - C:\Windows\System32\WindowsPowerShell\v1.0 (can create a shortcut on the desktop for easy access)

kBasic Commands and Applications
The PowerShell is an open-source tool which is developed by Microsoft and it also supports macOS and Linux based operation systems. Using the PowerShell we can manage different resources like Active Directory, Microsoft Exchange, Azure, Office 365, etc. but here I am showing only the basic usage of the PowerShell.

cmdlets – This cmdlet is known as PowerShell commands. We can get all available list using the below command
Get-Command -Type Cmdlet – list all available commands
$PSVersionTable – This command is using for checking the current version
 Get-Help – Will display all information about the PowerShell
Get-Service – We can get all services on the system
Get-DscResource – Display all the resources on the local system
Get-process – Display the running process
Stop-process –id xxxxxx – Stop the process, replace xxxxx to process id
New-Item – Used to create new folder
Create a in E drive  - New-Item -Path 'E:\' -ItemType Directory
Create a new .txt file using the same command
New-Item -Path 'E:\thewantricks.txt' -ItemType File
Rename-Item – This command is used to rename the item
Rename folder test to thewantricks -  Rename-Item E:\test E:\thewantricks 
Topic Conclusion
We have talked about the basics of PowerShell and commands that are used for normal operations. This is just an intro of the PowerShell and will post advanced sections in the coming PowerShell sections. Always keep in touch.



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item Windows PowerShell - Powerful Shell to Control the Resources
Windows PowerShell - Powerful Shell to Control the Resources
powershell, shell. scripts, automation, cmdlets – This cmdlet is known as PowerShell commands. We can get all available list using the below command
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