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New-Alias - Powershell 2.0 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.


Short description
Creates a new alias.

New-Alias [-Name] <string> [-Value] <string> [-Description <string>] [-Force] [-Option {None | ReadOnly | Constant 
| Private | AllScope}] [-PassThru] [-Scope <string>] [-Confirm] [-WhatIf] [<CommonParameters>]

The New-Alias cmdlet creates a new alias in the current Windows PowerShell session. Aliases created by using New-Al
ias are not saved after you exit the session or close Windows PowerShell. You can use the Export-Alias cmdlet to sa
ve your alias information to a file. You can later use Import-Alias to retrieve that saved alias information.