PowerTip: Use PowerShell Out-GridView with NetStat


Summary: Learn to use Windows PowerShell Out-GridView to filter NetStat output.

Hey, Scripting Guy! Question How can I use NetStat to check TCP port connections, and additionally have a graphical tool to filter the output?

Hey, Scripting Guy! Answer Use the NetStat command inside Windows PowerShell, and pipe the results to the Out-GridView cmdlet. Then use the Filter parameter to filter the output:

netstat -a | Out-GridView

The Out-GridView control is shown here.

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Comments (3)

  1. mredwilson says:

    @Dominic Hyland Awesome! I love the feedback. Glad you like it.

  2. Dominic Hyland says:

    View nice, thanks guys. I'll be sharing this amongst my team.

  3. ITMarine says:

    Is there a way to loop this and update the contents of the gridview? When i put this in a loop, it creates a new gridview each time.

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