New-PSDrive - Powershell 1.0 CmdLet
Microsoft Windows PowerShell is a command-line shell and scripting tool based on the Microsoft .NET Framework. It is designed for system administrators, engineers and developers to control and automate the administration of Windows and applications.
More than hundred command-line tools (so called "cmdlets") can be used to perform system administration tasks and Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI). These cmdlets are easy to use, with standard naming conventions and common parameters, and standard tools for piping, sorting, filtering, and formatting data and objects.
Description Install a new drive on the machine Usage Options -name The PowerShell drive name to be added. -pSProvider The name of the provider, if omitted you will be prompted. e.g. FileSystem, Registry or Certificate. -root string The provider internal root or path for the drive being added. -description string A short description of the drive. -scope An index used to identify the scope where the drive will be installed. -credential PSCredential Use a credential to validate access to the file. Credential represents a user-name, such as "User01" or "Domain01\User01", or a PSCredential object, such as the one retrieved by using the Get-Credential cmdlet. If you type a user name, you will be prompted for a password. -whatIf Describe what would happen if you executed the command without actually executing the command. -confirm Prompt for confirmation before executing the command. CommonParameters: Example(s) Install a drive called 'SS64' using the file system provider. The drive will be rooted at "C:\MyDocs": PS C:\>new-Psdrive -name SS64 -psProvider FileSystem -root C:\MyDocs DIR SS64: Install a drive called 'S:' using the file system provider. The drive will be rooted at "C:\MyDocs": PS C:\>new-Psdrive -name S -PsProvider FileSystem -root C:\MyDocs S: PS S:\>DIR S: The parameters are positional, so PS C:\>New-PSDrive -name M -psprovider FileSystem -root \\Server\Share is the same as PS C:\>New-PSDrive M FileSystem \\Server\Share