Windows 8, 8.1, Server 2012, and Server 2012 R2 has a PowerShell cmdlet called: Get-NetAdpater. This tool can be used to quickly get critical network information from a system, such as Half or Full Duplex settings. Below is the command to get the Name, Description, MAC, Duplex, and LinkSpeed of your network adapter: Get-NetAdapter | Select-Object -Property Name,
Monthly Archives: August 2015
Tired of having users ask you to map network drives because the password and username are not persistent? Try this command in Powershell or Command Prompt: net use Z: \\Hostname\ShareFolder /savecred /p:yes Put in the appropriate credentials and that’s it! The username and password will remain persistent even after reboots.
Here is a cool Powershell command that will find a removable drive, quick format the drive, then name the drive. This command is special because it searches for the drive name versus the drive letter. Sometimes drive letters change; this command will ensure that you are always deleting the correct drives data. Powershell Command: Get-Volume |