PowerTip: Finding Specific Cmdlets

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Summary: Learn about important Windows PowerShell cmdlets and how to find them. Question: What are the three MOST important cmdlets?

Answer: The three most cmdlets are: Get-Command, Get-Help and Get-Member. Question: Which cmdlet can I use to work with event logs?

Answer: To work with event logs, use the Get-EventLog cmdlet, or the Get-WinEvent cmdlet. Question: How did you find that cmdlet?

Answer: Get-Command -Noun *event*