How to list a command that you don’t know in Exchange Server PowerShell

I am always asked that which command should I use or I don’t know the command which help me out.

let’s put it this way, I am pretty sure no one knows all command in Exchange server, but they know how to find correct command.

open Exchange PowerShell and type ( man *secret word WHAT YOU NEED*

For example,  man *Database*

Name                              Category  Synopsis
—-                              ——–  ——–
Add-DatabaseAvailabilityGroupS… Cmdlet    Use the A
Add-MailboxDatabaseCopy           Cmdlet    Use the A
clean-MailboxDatabase             Cmdlet    Use the C
dismount-Database                 Cmdlet    Use the D
Get-DatabaseAvailabilityGroup     Cmdlet    Use the G
Get-DatabaseAvailabilityGroupN… Cmdlet    Use the G
Get-MailboxDatabase               Cmdlet    Use the G
Get-MailboxDatabaseCopyStatus     Cmdlet    Use the G
Get-PublicFolderDatabase          Cmdlet    Use the G
mount-Database                    Cmdlet    Use the M
Move-ActiveMailboxDatabase        Cmdlet    Use the M
Move-DatabasePath                 Cmdlet    Use the M
New-DatabaseAvailabilityGroup     Cmdlet    Use the N
New-DatabaseAvailabilityGroupN… Cmdlet    Use the N
New-MailboxDatabase               Cmdlet    Use the N
New-PublicFolderDatabase          Cmdlet    Use the N
New-PublicFolderDatabaseRepair… Cmdlet    Use the N
Remove-DatabaseAvailabilityGroup  Cmdlet    Use the R
Remove-DatabaseAvailabilityGro… Cmdlet    Use the R
Remove-DatabaseAvailabilityGro… Cmdlet    Use the R
Remove-MailboxDatabase            Cmdlet    Use the R
— More  —

If you need a command that related to Contacts

man *contact*

Name                              Category  Synopsis
—-                              ——–  ——–
Disable-MailContact               Cmdlet    Use the Disa
Enable-MailContact                Cmdlet    Use the Enab
Get-Contact                       Cmdlet    Use the Get-
Get-MailContact                   Cmdlet    Use the Get-
New-MailContact                   Cmdlet    Use the New-
Remove-MailContact                Cmdlet    Use the Remo
Set-Contact                       Cmdlet    Use the Set-
Set-MailContact                   Cmdlet    Use the Set-

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