Running PowerShell on Mac OS

Share this:

PowerShell for everyone! In this Tutorial we are going the installation process on Mac OS.

Solution

The first step is to download the .pkg file which is required for MacOS on this following link: https://github.com/PowerShell/PowerShell.

Wait for the download, and click on it to open as soon as it completes.

A security warning may show up, if that is the case go to the secuirty to open the file.

In the installation page, just click Continue.

The installation requires 126MB of disk space, clcik on Install.

The installation process may require credentials from the local administrator to install the software, fill out the credentials and click on Install software.

Wait the completion, and click on Close.

That is one cool feature on MacOS, the operating system asks the user if the installer can be deleted since the installation was completed. Click on Move to Trash.

Open Terminal.

In the terminal type in powershell

Now that we are in PowerShell we can run Get-Command to retrieve all cmdlets available.

Written by Anderson Patricio

Anderson Patricio

Anderson Patricio is a Canadian MVP in Cloud and Datacenter Management, and Office Server and Services, besides the Microsoft Award he also holds a Solutions Master (MCSM) in Exchange and several other certifications. Anderson has been contributing to the Microsoft Community with articles, tutorials, blog posts, twitter, forums and book reviews. He is a regular contributor here at ITPROCentral.com, MSExchange.org, Techgenix.com and Anderson Patricio.org (Portuguese).

Related Post

Using Azure Resource Manager in PowerShell How to connect to Microsoft Azure PowerShell and use Azure Resource Manager deployment mode. Solution Microsoft Azure is a dynamic environment...
How to remove the several Organization Units that ... In some situation an entire structure of Organization Units must be deleted, and by default new OUs are automatic defined to protect them against dele...
Managing Hyper-V Server remotely through PowerShel... Working with PowerShell can be very common for daily tasks and Hyper-V Server management. However, as there is more than one server to be managed, som...
How to activate synchronization in Office365 We are going over the process to enable synchronization in the new Office 365 Administration Center and also using PowerShell.  Solution In s...