Get-Host

Get host information (PowerShell Version and Region), Gets a reference to the current console host object.

Syntax
      Get-Host [CommonParameters]

Key
   CommonParameters:
       -Verbose, -Debug, -ErrorAction, -ErrorVariable, -WarningAction, -WarningVariable,
       -OutBuffer -OutVariable.

Examples

Display PowerShell version and regional information:

PS C:\> get-host

Display PowerShell version only:

PS C:\> get-host | select version

Or to get the major and minor version numbers:

PS C:\> $Host.Version

Resize the PowerShell window to 50 pixels high by 80 pixels wide:

PS C:\> $h = get-host
$win = $h.ui.rawui.windowsize
$win.height = 50
$win.width = 80
$h.ui.rawui.set_windowsize($win)

“I do a show. It comes on late at night on TV. And if that means I'm a late-night talk show host, then I guess I am, but in every other regard I resign my commission, I don't care for it” ~ Craig Ferguson

Related:

Read-Host - Read a line of input from the host console
Clear-Host - Clear screen (cls)
Out-Host - Send the pipelined output to the host
Write-Host - Display objects through the user feedback mechanism


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