Was this page helpful?
Your feedback about this content is important. Let us know what you think.
Additional feedback?
1500 characters remaining
Alias Attribute Declaration

Alias Attribute Declaration

The Alias attribute allows the user to specify different names for a cmdlet parameter. Aliases can be used to provide shortcuts for a parameter name, or they can provide different names that are appropriate for different scenarios.

[Alias(aliasNames)]

Parameters

aliasName (String[])
Required. Specifies a set of comma-separated alias names for the cmdlet parameter.

  • The Alias attribute is used with the Parameter attribute when you specify a cmdlet parameter. For more information about how to declare these attributes, see How to Declare Cmdlet Parameters.

  • Each alias name must be unique within a cmdlet. Windows PowerShell does not check for duplicate alias names.

  • The Alias attribute is used once for each parameter in a cmdlet.

  • The Alias attribute is defined by the AliasAttribute class.

Community Additions

ADD
Show:
© 2015 Microsoft