How to Use the Microsoft PowerShell Cmdlets Utility Module

WMI eventsStep-by-step instructions for using the PowerShell cmdlets Utility module that comes with Microsoft’s Windows 10. One of the most exciting aspects of a new Windows operating system is the new PowerShell cmdlets that come along. Being an automation junkie, I’m always excited to see the new PowerShell cmdlets that Microsoft provides. In Server 2016, a few of these cmdlets come natively with the Microsoft PowerShell Utility module.

For Server 2016, they’ve added 12 new cmdlets in the Utility module.

  • ConvertFrom-String
  • Convert-String
  • Debug-Runspace
  • Disable-RunspaceDebug
  • Enable-RunspaceDebug
  • Format-Hex
  • Get-Runspace
  • Get-RunspaceDebug
  • New-Guid
  • New-TemporaryFile
  • Wait-Debugger
  • Write-Information

Here I’ve detailed a few of the more common ones and show you how they can save you a ton of time…

Read the full article at TomsITPro.

Adam Bertram

Chief Automator at Adam the Automator, LLC
Adam Bertram is an independent consultant, technical writer, trainer and presenter. Adam specializes in consulting and evangelizing all things IT automation mainly focused around Windows PowerShell. Adam is a Microsoft Windows PowerShell MVP, 2015 powershell.org PowerShell hero and has numerous Microsoft IT pro certifications. He authors IT pro course content for Pluralsight, is a regular contributor to numerous print and online publications and presents at various user groups and conferences.You can find Adam here on the blog or on Twitter at @adbertram.

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