SMB Witness Cmdlets in Windows PowerShell

Updated: September 15, 2016

Applies To: Windows 10, Windows PowerShell 5.0, 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.

Server Message Block Witness

This reference provides cmdlet descriptions and syntax for all Server Message Block (SMB) Witness-specific cmdlets. It lists the cmdlets in alphabetical order.


cmdlet Description


Retrieves information about the SMB clients connected to the SMB witness servers in a cluster.


Requests an SMB client to move the associated SMB connection to a specified cluster node.

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