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I suggest you ....

Add a "Show PowerShell" button to each wizard/dialog in SharePoint Central Admin.

In SharePoint Central Administration, it's common knowledge that nearly everything you can do has a PowerShell counterpart. Thus, each wizard / dialog in SharePoint ought to show the equivalent PowerShell command / technique, so the administrator could save some steps in the future. It is also a handy way to learn how to use the cmdlets.

I have seen this capability in other Microsoft products, such as SQL Server Management Studio and the Windows 2012 Server Manager. SP 2016 could definitely benefit from this as well.

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      • Dainis commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Great idea! Maybe even support this down to the site collection level, not just tenant level settings.

      • SLD commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Since Online PowerShell commands are limited compared to on-prem, even a text list of currently supported SPO cmdlets displayed in Central Admin would be nice.

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