PowerShell To Retrieve List of Web Application

Situation: You want to know how many web applications have been created in your SharePoint Farm.

Old Method: Go to Central Administration and …

Smart Method: Use PowerShell!

How?

Launch your Administrator: SharePoint 2010 Management Shell

Type

Get-SPWebApplication Cmdlet

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Press ENTER. Presto! In current farm, I have only 1 web application SharePoint –80 and the url is http://server
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It’s that simple to get started. For additional parameters, you can type get-help get-spwebapplication