Applies To: Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003 R2, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012, Windows 8

Netsh is a command-line scripting utility that allows you to, either locally or remotely, display or modify the network configuration of a currently running computer.

There are functional differences between netsh commands on Windows Server® 2003, Windows Server® 2008, and Windows Server® 2008 R2:

  • For more information about netsh commands on Windows Server 2003, see Netsh.

  • For more information about netsh commands for Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2, see Netsh Technical Reference.