PowerShell Common parameters


Common parameters can be used with any cmdlet (that means as soon as you mark your function as cmdlet [see CmdletBinding()], you get all of these parameters for free).

Here is the list of all common parameters (alias is in parenthesis after corresponding parameter):

-Debug (db)
-ErrorAction (ea)
-ErrorVariable (ev)
-InformationAction (ia) # introduced in v5
-InformationVariable (iv) # introduced in v5
-OutVariable (ov)
-OutBuffer (ob)
-PipelineVariable (pv)
-Verbose (vb) 
-WarningAction (wa)
-WarningVariable (wv)
-WhatIf (wi)
-Confirm (cf)