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Get-WindowsFeature

Updated: November 1, 2013

Applies To: Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Storage Server 2008 R2

Get-WindowsFeature

The Get-WindowsFeature cmdlet allows you to retrieve information about roles, role services, and features that are available on a computer that is running Windows Server 2008 R2.

This topic describes the version of Get-WindowsFeature that runs on Windows Server 2008 R2. For information about the version of Get-WindowsFeature that is available with Windows Server 2012, see the following topic: http://technet.microsoft.com/library/jj205469(v=wps.620).aspx. For information about the version of Get-WindowsFeature that is available with Windows Server 2012 R2, see the following topic: http://technet.microsoft.com/library/jj205469(v=wps.630).aspx

Syntax

 

Get-WindowsFeature [[-Name] <string[]>] [-logPath <string>] [<CommonParameters>]
  • Name

  • logPath

Detailed Description

The Get-WindowsFeature cmdlet allows you to retrieve information about roles, role services, and features that are available on a computer that is running Windows Server 2008 R2. The cmdlet results display both those Windows features that are already installed on the computer and those that are available to install.

Parameters

Name

Specifies the command IDs of roles, role services, or features you want the Get-WindowsFeature cmdlet to return information about. You can find a list of command IDs for all roles, role services, and features in the topic Overview of Server Manager Commands in the Server Manager Help.

Default Value:

Data Type:

Attributes

 

Name Value PSMAML Attribute

Required?

false

required

Variable Length?

variableLength

Accept wildcard characters?

true

globbing

Accept Pipeline Input?

true (ByValue)

pipelineInput

Position?

1

position

Value Attributes

 

Name Value PSMAML Attribute

Required?

true

required

Variable Length?

variableLength

logPath

Specifies a name and location for a log file, other than the default, %windir%\logs\servermanager.log. Add this parameter if you want the results of the Get-WindowsFeature cmdlet to be stored in a log.

Default Value:

Data Type:

Attributes

 

Name Value PSMAML Attribute

Required?

false

required

Variable Length?

variableLength

Accept wildcard characters?

false

globbing

Accept Pipeline Input?

false

pipelineInput

Position?

named

position

Value Attributes

 

Name Value PSMAML Attribute

Required?

true

required

Variable Length?

variableLength

Input Type

string[]

Array of strings.

Return Type

Microsoft.Windows.ServerManager.Commands.Feature(s)

Feature object(s)

Examples

-------- Example 1 ----------

Command Prompt:
Get-WindowsFeature AD*,Web*

Returns a list of features with Command ID that starts with AD or Web.

-------- Example 2 ----------

Command Prompt:
Get-WindowsFeature

Get all the Windows features available on the computer.

See Also

Reference

Add-WindowsFeature

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