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Microsoft Exchange Server PowerShell Cookbook - Third Edition by Mike Pfeiffer, Jonas Andersson

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Using the help system

The Exchange Management Shell includes over 780 cmdlets, each with a set of multiple parameters. For instance, the New-Mailbox cmdlet accepts more than 60 parameters, and the Set-Mailbox cmdlet has over 170 available parameters. It's safe to say that even the most experienced PowerShell expert would be at a disadvantage without a good help system. In this recipe, we'll take a look at how to get help in the Exchange Management Shell.

How to do it...

To get help information about a cmdlet, type Get-Help, followed by the cmdlet name. For example, to get help information about the Get-Mailbox cmdlet, run the following command:

Get-Help Get-Mailbox -full

How it works...

When running Get-Help for a cmdlet, a synopsis and description ...

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