PowerTip: Is It a PowerShell Alias?
Summary: Quickly find multiple Windows PowerShell aliases.
I have a bunch of Windows PowerShell commands I have been using, but they seem to act strangely sometimes.
I need to know if they are aliases or real commands. How can I tell?
Use the Get-Alias cmdlet to look up aliases and resolve them to Windows PowerShell cmdlet names.
You can do this in a single command because the –Name parameter accepts an array of aliases, for example:
Get-Alias -Name sort, select, foreach, where, dir, cls