This Powershell command will install a Windows feature on your Windows 8.1 or server 2012 machine. I am only using the telnet server as an example. PS C:\Users\Administrator> Install-WindowsFeature telnet-server Success Restart Needed Exit Code Feature Result ——- ————– ——— ————– True No Success {Telnet Server} This is how easy it is to install a …

Windows Server 2012 R2 supports quite a few cmdlets that allow the user to gain quite a bit of information about the networking configuration of the server machine. Here are a few examples with output. This command: Get-NetAdapterHardwareInfo gets hardware information about your wireless adapters. PS C:\Users\Administrator> Get-NetAdapterHardwareInfo   Name Segment Bus Device Function Slot …

The route PRINT command shows the routing table. This gives some insight into your network connections. C:\Users\Administrator>route PRINT =========================================================================== Interface List 18…1e 0f 6e 5d e1 25 ……Microsoft Wi-Fi Direct Virtual Adapter 13…4c 0f 6e 5d e1 25 ……Qualcomm Atheros AR5B97 Wireless Network Adapter 12…88 ae 1d 6d 09 bc ……Broadcom NetLink (TM) Gigabit Ethernet …