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Validate Windows Server with Test-WindowsBestPractices Cmdlet


When deploying a new Pure Storage FlashArray it is important to make sure that Microsoft Windows Server is configured properly.


Windows Server Version Support

The Test-WindowsBestPractices cmdlet only works with Microsoft Windows Server 2012, 2012 R2 and 2016. It can also be used on Windows Server Core.


How to Install

Open up an elevated Windows PowerShell session and type:


Install-Module –Name PureStoragePowerShellToolkit



Get-Module –Name PureStoragePowerShellToolkit



Get-Command –Name Test-WindowsBestPractices



How to Use

Using the Test-WindowsBestPractices cmdlet is very easy to use just type the name of the cmdlet and hit enter.





How to Interpret the Output





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