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Windows Server 2016 Hyper-V Cookbook - Second Edition by Leandro Carvalho, Charbel Nemnom, Patrick Lownds

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Learning and utilizing basic commands in PowerShell

Windows Server 2016 introduced full PowerShell support with over 2,300 commandlets, including the Hyper-V module, which comes with 232 commands. It is true that the Graphical User Interface (GUI) is easier than almost all the other options. But PowerShell Version 5 proved that it can be handy in most common scenarios.

This recipe will demonstrate how easy it is to use PowerShell and provide you with some helpful information, with examples, to guide you in using the commands with no advanced knowledge or a lot of effort.

Getting ready

To get ready, you just need to open a PowerShell window as administrator, from the taskbar, and run the command Update-Help to update all the existing help content. ...

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