Wednesday, July 15, 2015

PowerShell IP Commands

Here is a second in a series of articles on using PowerShell I would suggest for the beginner use PowerShell ISE this will help you with the commands. We cover IP configuration in this article.

Some Commands that you can use in PowerShell are;

Get-NetAdapter

Restart-NetAdapter

Get-NetIPInterface

Get-NetIPAddress

Get-NetRoute

Get-NetConnectionProfile

Get-DNSClientCache

Get-DNSClientServerAddress

Register-DnsClient

Set-DnsClient

Set-DnsClientGlobalSetting

Set-DnsClientServerAddress

Set‑NetIPAddress

Set‑NetIPv4Protocol

Set‑NetIPInterface

Test-Connection

Test-NetConnection

Resolve-Dnsname

By knowing this we can use this to do IPv4 Troubleshooting Process, we could use the old command line tools, but with PowerShell we can save results and pipe some commands. For example;

Step

Windows PowerShell

Command-line tool

Verify the network configuration is correct

Get-NetIPAddress

ipconfig

Identify the network path between hosts

Test-NetConnection -TraceRoute

tracert

See if the remote host responds

Test-NetConnection

ping

Test the service on a remote host

Test-NetConnection -Port

Telnet

See if the default gateway responds

Test-NetConnection

ping

 

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