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

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Using the Save-Help function

The useful help cmdlet Get-Help can provide useful information and examples. By default, PowerShell retrieves the help files from the Internet if they are not available locally.

In PowerShell Version 4 of Windows Management Framework, the function was introduced that made it possible to save the help files and import them to another server or client, which is great when a server or client is prohibited from having Internet access.

This can be done with the following few commands; these commands will be described in the How it works section.

How to do it...

Let's take a look at the following example to update the help files for the modules that has anything to do with Microsoft.PowerShell:

Get-Module –Name Microsoft.PowerShell* ...

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