|Connect||Specifies an action that creates a link between a source and a destination.|
|Disconnect||Specifies an action that breaks the link between a source and a destination.|
|Read||Specifies an action that acquires information from a source. For example, the Read-Host cmdlet reads a line of input from the console.|
|Receive||Specifies an action that accepts information sent from a source. For example, the Receive-Job cmdlet retrieves the results of the Windows PowerShell background jobs in the current session.|
|Send||Specifies an action that delivers information to a destination. For example, the Send-MailMessage cmdlet sends an e-mail message.|
|Write||Specifies an action that adds information to a target. For example, the Write-Host cmdlet writes customized output to a host.|
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