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Getting Help with PowerShell

by Jeff Hicks

This course will teach you how to use and get the most from the PowerShell 7 help system.

What you'll learn

This course is the second step in the PowerShell 7 Fundamentals track. Once you get PowerShell installed, you need to know how to use it.

In this course, Getting Help with PowerShell, you'll learn how to use PowerShell 7's integrated help system.

First, you'll explore how to update help files from Microsoft.
Next, you'll learn to find help for a command, task, or PowerShell concept, and be able to interpret the help content and apply it to your work.
Finally, you'll discover how to get PowerShell help from online resources.

When you're finished with this course, you'll be ready to get even more out of PowerShell and better understand why the commands you're typing work the way that they do.

About the author

Jeffery Hicks is a veteran IT Pro with 30 years of experience, much of it spent as an IT infrastructure consultant specializing in Microsoft server technologies with an emphasis in automation and efficiency. He is a multi-year recipient of the Microsoft MVP Award. He works today as an independent author, teacher, and consultant. He has been creating Pluralsight content for over 10 years. Jeff has written for numerous online sites and print publications, and speaks frequently at technology confer... more

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