Retrieve information about roles, role services, and features that are available on a computer that is running Windows Server 2008 R2.
Syntax Get-WindowsFeature [-Name] string [-logPath string] [CommonParameters] Key -Name string The command IDs of roles, role services, or features to retrieve. Alternatively, an array of Feature objects will also be accepted. You can find a list of command IDs for all roles, role services, and features in the topic "Overview of Server Manager Commands" in the Server Manager Help. -logPath string The name and location of a log file, other than the default, %windir%\logs\ServerManager.log. CommonParameters: -Verbose, -Debug, -ErrorAction, -ErrorVariable, -WarningAction, -WarningVariable, -OutBuffer -OutVariable.
Return a list of features with Command ID that starts with AD or Web:
C:\PS> Get-WindowsFeature AD*,Web*
Get all the Windows features available on the computer:
"What has destroyed every previous civilization has been the tendency to the unequal distribution of wealth and power” ~ Henry George
Related PowerShell Commands:
Add-WindowsFeature - Install roles, role services, and features
Remove-WindowsFeature - Remove roles, role services, and features