Using Cmdlets

In addition to using traditional programs and commands from the CMD.exe command interpreter, we can also use the commandlets (cmdlets) that are built into PowerShell. Cmdlets are name-created by the Windows PowerShell team to describe the commands that are built into PowerShell. They are like executable programs, but they take advantage of the facilities built into Windows PowerShell, and therefore are easy to write. They are not scripts, which are uncompiled code, because they are built using the services of a special .NET Framework namespace. Windows PowerShell comes with more than 120 cmdlets that are designed to assist the network administrator or consultant to leverage the power of PowerShell without having to learn the PowerShell ...

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