Matt Browne

Matt is a freelance system administrator with 20 years experience in IT. His focus is mainly on PowerShell, automation and Azure Infrastructure. He’s always had a fascination for anything techie and love learning and sharing that knowledge.

Use PowerShell to Test a Remote Connection

Pinging a device is a basic skill of any system administrator, and we all know the ping.exe command but have you heard of the PowerShell commands Test-Connection and Test-NetConnection? It's PowerShell's way of injecting the old-school ping.exe command with steroids! Let's break out some PowerShell to test a remote connection and more in this blog post.