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#PSTip Resolving IP addresses with WMI

#PSTip Resolving IP addresses with WMI

When we need to resolve addresses, we usually use the System.Net.Dns .NET class methods.  In addition to the .NET method, we can also use WMI class–Win32_PingStatus–to achieve this. The Test-Connection cmdlet… Read more »

#PSTip How to speed up the Test-Connection command

#PSTip How to speed up the Test-Connection command

Note: This tip requires PowerShell 2.0 and above If you only like to know if a computer can be contacted across a network, you can use the Test-Connection cmdlet with the… Read more »

#PSTip A hidden gem of the Test-Connection cmdlet

#PSTip A hidden gem of the Test-Connection cmdlet

PowerShell equivalent of the ping.exe utility is the Test-Connection cmdlet. One of the hidden and less known capabilities of Test-Connection is the abitlity to ping a computer using another computer… Read more »

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