PowerTip: use PowerShell to display your routing table

by Mitch Tulloch [Published on 11 Dec. 2013 / Last Updated on 11 Dec. 2013]

A tip on how to use Windows PowerShell to display the routing table on your Windows Server 2012 computer.

Here's a tip from my colleague Ed Wilson (a.k.a. The Scripting Guy at Microsoft) that shows you how to use Windows PowerShell to display the routing table on your Windows Server 2012 computer.

Question: How can you display easily the routing table on your Windows 8 or above computer?

Answer: Use the Get-NetRoute cmdlet from the NetTcpIP module. This command appears here:

Get-NetRoute

Ed Wilson is the bestselling author of eight books about Windows Scripting, including Windows PowerShell 3.0 Step by Step, and Windows PowerShell 3.0 First Steps. He writes a daily blog about Windows PowerShell call Hey, Scripting Guy! that is hosted on the Microsoft TechNet Script Center; for more PowerTips check out the Hey, Scripting Guy! blog.

The Author — Mitch Tulloch

Mitch Tulloch is a widely recognized expert on Windows administration, networking, and security. He has been repeatedly awarded Most Valuable Professional (MVP) status by Microsoft for his outstanding contributions in supporting users who deploy and use Microsoft platforms, products and solutions. Mitch has published over two hundred articles on different IT websites and magazines, and he has written or contributed to almost two dozen books and is lead author for the Windows 7 Resource Kit from Microsoft Press. For more information, see www.mtit.com .

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