Physical Computer System View Device Cmdlets in Windows PowerShell

Updated: February 13, 2015

Applies To: Windows 10, Windows Server Technical Preview

Windows PowerShell® is a task-based command-line shell and scripting language designed especially for system administration. This reference topic for the information technology (IT) professional provides assistance in utilizing the Windows PowerShell cmdlets to script and automate tasks.

Physical Computer System View (PCSV) Cmdlets

This reference provides cmdlet descriptions and syntax for all Physical Computer System View cmdlets. It lists the cmdlets in alphabetical order based on the verb at the beginning of the cmdlet.


Cmdlet Description


Clears the System Event Log for a PCSV device.


Gets information about a remote hardware device.


Gets System Event Log entries from a PCSV device.


Restarts a remote hardware device.


Modifies the boot configuration on the remote hardware device.


Changes the network configuration of a PCSV device.


Changes the password of a user on a PCSV device.


Starts the specified remote hardware device.


Shuts down a remote hardware device.

To list all the cmdlets that are available, use the Get-Command –Module PcsvDevice cmdlet.

For more information about, or for the syntax of, any of the cmdlets, use the Get-Help <cmdlet name> cmdlet, where <cmdlet name> is the name of the cmdlet that you want to research. For more detailed information, you can run any of the following cmdlets:

Get-Help <cmdlet name> -Detailed
Get-Help <cmdlet name> -Examples
Get-Help <cmdlet name> -Full

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