PowerTip: Use PowerShell to Show Network Adapter Status

Summary: Use a function in Windows 8 to show network adapter status information.

Hey, Scripting Guy! Question How can I use Windows PowerShell in Windows 8 to find network adapter status information, such as link speed and duplexing?

Hey, Scripting Guy! Answer Use the Get-NetAdapter function, and select the appropriate properties, for example:

Get-NetAdapter | SELECT name, status, speed, fullduplex | where status -eq ‘up’