Quick hint: Basic computer actions using PowerShell in Windows Server 2012

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sans-titre_thumb2_thumb How to manage basic computer tasks in Windows Server 2012, such as logoff, restart and shutdown from the PowerShell?

I do share the same feeling, I really enjoy the new interface but when you are in a RDP session and you want to be fast, there is nothing better than open PowerShell, cmdlet and hit enter and see ya!, right? So here we have a list of common tasks where we can use Powershell and a couple of commands to get stuff done.Restarting your computer..

Restart-Computer

Logging off your session..

Logoff

Shutdown your computer…

Stop-Computer

 

Before doing all that is always good to check the computer name, so the command below will help you out Smile 

hostname

 

Written by Anderson Patricio

Anderson Patricio is a Canadian Exchange Server MVP and MCSM (Solutions Master) and he contributes to the Microsoft Community with articles, tutorials, blog posts, forums and book reviews. He is a regular contributor at MSExchange.org, ITPROCentral.com and AndersonPatricio.org (Portuguese).