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Windows Server® 2012 Unleashed by Chris Amaris, Andrew Abbate, Omar Droubi, Guy Yardeni, Michael Noel, Rand Morimoto

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Exploring PowerShell

Before using PowerShell, you might want to become more familiar with its cmdlets and features. To assist administrators with exploring PowerShell, the PowerShell team decided to do two things. First, they included a cmdlet that functions very similarly to how the UNIX man pages function. Second, they also included a cmdlet that returns information about commands available in the current session. Together, these cmdlets allow a novice to tap into and understand PowerShell without secondary reference materials; explanations of these cmdlets are discussed in the following sections.

Getting Help

The Get-Help cmdlet is used to retrieve help information about cmdlets, aliases, and from help files. To display a list of all help ...

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