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.

Windows PowerShell Web Access

This reference provides cmdlet descriptions and syntax for all Windows PowerShell® Web Access-specific cmdlets. It lists the cmdlets in alphabetical order based on the verb at the beginning of the cmdlet.


cmdlet Description


Adds an authorization rule to the Web Access authorization rule set.


Gets a set of Web Access authorization rules.


Installs the Web Access web application in IIS.


Removes an authorization rule from Web Access.


Tests authorization rules.


Uninstalls the web application from IIS.

To list all the cmdlets that are available, use the Get-Command –Module PowerShellWebAccess 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

More Information

For more information about the cmdlets, see the following: