Network Connectivity Status Cmdlets in Windows PowerShell

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.

Network Connectivity Status

This reference provides cmdlet descriptions and syntax for all Network Connectivity Status-specific cmdlets. It lists the cmdlets in alphabetical order based on the verb at the beginning of the cmdlet.


cmdlet Description


Returns an object detailing the DirectAccess status of the user.


Gets the Network Connectivity Status indicator configuration on a specified store, either the active store on the local connection or on a Group Policy object.


Resets a configuration for NCSI.


Specifies the policy store from which the cmdlet should pull configuration information.

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