What Can I Do With Windows PowerShell?

System Administration Tasks

The following articles provide a brief introduction to carrying out system administration tasks by using Windows PowerShell; these tasks include such things as starting and stopping services, retrieving data using WMI, and managing event logs and event log events. As is so often the case with Windows PowerShell, the code snippets found in these articles can either be included within a Windows PowerShell script or typed directly into the Windows PowerShell console.