PowerShell for Windows Admins

Aug 1 2011   6:44AM GMT

Network client

Richard Siddaway Richard Siddaway Profile: Richard Siddaway

Need to test the network client?

PS (6) > Get-WmiObject -Class Win32_NetworkClient

__GENUS          : 2
__CLASS          : Win32_NetworkClient
__SUPERCLASS     : CIM_LogicalElement
__DYNASTY        : CIM_ManagedSystemElement
__RELPATH        : Win32_NetworkClient.Name="Microsoft Windows Network"
__DERIVATION     : {CIM_LogicalElement, CIM_ManagedSystemElement}
__SERVER         : RSLAPTOP01
__NAMESPACE      : root\cimv2
__PATH           : \\RSLAPTOP01\root\cimv2:Win32_NetworkClient.Name="Microsoft Windows Network"
Caption          : Workstation
Description      : LanmanWorkstation
InstallDate      :
Manufacturer     : Microsoft Corporation
Name             : Microsoft Windows Network
Status           : OK

In a pure Windows environment this won’t give much but if you have a heterogeneous environment with other network clients in the mix it could be useful.

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