PowerTip: Determine Name of PowerShell Host


Summary: Learn how to determine the name of the Windows PowerShell host.

Hey, Scripting Guy! Question How can I find the name of the Windows PowerShell host (such as the Windows PowerShell console or
           the Windows PowerShell ISE)?

Hey, Scripting Guy! Answer Use the Get-Host cmdlet and select the Name property:

(get-host).name

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