VPN Client 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.

VPN Client

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


Cmdlet Description


Adds a VPN connection to the Connection Manager phone book.


Retrieves the specified VPN connection profile information.


Generates a new XML file with the specified EAP configuration.


Removes the specified VPN connection profile.


Changes the configuration settings of an existing VPN connection profile.


Configures web proxy information for the specified VPN connection.

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