Beta 42

Research and Development


PowerShell - Restarting Computers

In PowerShell v3, Restart-Computer cmdlet now has a number of useful new parameters. For example, you can restart a remote machine and wait for the reboot process to finish.

-Wait: Halts the script until the machine has rebooted

-Timeout: Seconds to wait for the machine to restart

-For: Considers the computer to have restarted when the specified resources are available. Valid values: WMI, WinRM, and PowerShell.

-Delay: Interval in seconds used to query the remote computer to determine its availability specified by -For.