PowerShell for Windows Admins

Nov 28 2013   3:28PM GMT

Get-Process in PowerShell 4

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway

If you use Get-Process in PowerShell v3

£> Get-Process powershell

Handles NPM(K) PM(K) WS(K) VM(M) CPU(s) Id ProcessName
——- —— —– —– —– —— — ———–
516 17 49436 59220 233 8.86 7100 powershell

PowerShell v4 enables you to see the user account associated with the process

£> Get-Process powershell -IncludeUserName

Handles WS(K) VM(M) CPU(s) Id UserName ProcessName
——- —– —– —— — ——– ———–
593 214888 823 17.27 2148 MANTICORE\richard powershell

Now we have an easy way to discover who started a process

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