Physical Computer System View (PCSV) Device Cmdlets in Windows PowerShell

Windows Server 2012 R2 and Windows 8.1

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


Gets information about a remote hardware device.


Restarts a remote hardware device.


Modifies the boot configuration on the remote hardware 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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