Running PowerShell on Mac OS

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PowerShell for everyone! In this Tutorial we are going the installation process on Mac OS.

Solution

The first step is to download the .pkg file which is required for MacOS on this following link: https://github.com/PowerShell/PowerShell.

Wait for the download, and click on it to open as soon as it completes.

A security warning may show up, if that is the case go to the secuirty to open the file.

In the installation page, just click Continue.

The installation requires 126MB of disk space, clcik on Install.

The installation process may require credentials from the local administrator to install the software, fill out the credentials and click on Install software.

Wait the completion, and click on Close.

That is one cool feature on MacOS, the operating system asks the user if the installer can be deleted since the installation was completed. Click on Move to Trash.

Open Terminal.

In the terminal type in powershell

Now that we are in PowerShell we can run Get-Command to retrieve all cmdlets available.

Written by Anderson Patricio

Anderson Patricio

Anderson Patricio is a Canadian MVP in Cloud and Datacenter Management, and Office Server and Services, besides the Microsoft Award he also holds a Solutions Master (MCSM) in Exchange and several other certifications. Anderson has been contributing to the Microsoft Community with articles, tutorials, blog posts, twitter, forums and book reviews. He is a regular contributor here at ITPROCentral.com, MSExchange.org, Techgenix.com and Anderson Patricio.org (Portuguese).

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