Video: Use PowerShell to list all roles on a Windows Server

Bill Detwiler shows you a pair of PowerShell scripts that can give you a detailed list of all the roles on a Windows Server.

The Server Manager snap-in is a handy way to see what roles a Windows server has and to add new ones. But, it doesn't give you a lot of detail about those roles. During this week's episode of TR Dojo, I show you how to quickly get detailed information about all the roles on a Windows server using two PowerShell scripts (import-module servermanager and get-windowsfeature).

TR Dojo: Use PowerShell to list all roles on a Windows Server Bill Detwiler shows you a pair of PowerShell scripts that can give you a detailed list of all the roles on a Windows Server. Once you’ve watched this TR Dojo video, you can find a link to the original TechRepublic article and print the tip from our <a href="http://blogs.techrepublic.com.com/itdojo/?p=2380">TR Dojo Blog</a>.

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By Bill Detwiler

Bill Detwiler is Editor in Chief of TechRepublic and the host of Cracking Open, CNET and TechRepublic's popular online show. Prior to joining TechRepublic in 2000, Bill was an IT manager, database administrator, and desktop support specialist in the ...