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How to Export the azure VM tags using PowerShell?

Chirag Nagrekar

Chirag Nagrekar

Updated on 06-Apr-2021 07:45:32

There are two ways to get the applied azure VM tags using PowerShell.Using Tags Property of the Azure VMUsing the Get-AZTag command.ExamplePS C:\> Get-AzVM -VMName Testmachine2k12 | Select -ExpandProperty Tags Key          Value ---          ----- Patching_Day Sunday Owner       ChiragAnother way ... Read More

How to add the new tag to Azure VM using PowerShell?

Chirag Nagrekar

Chirag Nagrekar

Updated on 06-Apr-2021 07:43:33

To add the new tag of Azure VM using PowerShell, we need to use the New-AZTag command. Please note: If you have already tags applied to the VM, you need to use the Update-AZTag command to merge with the available Azure Tags otherwise all the previous applied.For example, We have ... Read More

How to run a PowerShell script from the command prompt?

Chirag Nagrekar

Chirag Nagrekar

Updated on 30-Mar-2021 14:05:03

To run the PowerShell script from the command prompt, we can use the below command.ExampleFor example, we have a script TestPS.ps1 which first starts the spooler service and then copies a file to a different location. We need to call this script using the command prompt.C:\> PowerShell.exe -command "C:\temp\TestPS.ps1"The above ... Read More

How to delete hidden files and folders using PowerShell?

Chirag Nagrekar

Chirag Nagrekar

Updated on 30-Mar-2021 14:04:01

If we want to delete the hidden files and folders from the C:\temp on the local computer, we need to use the command shown in this example.ExampleBut first, the below command helps us to retrieve the hidden files and folders from the C:\temp.Get-ChildItem C:\Temp -Hidden -RecurseWe just need to pipe ... Read More

How to delete empty files and folders using PowerShell?

Chirag Nagrekar

Chirag Nagrekar

Updated on 30-Mar-2021 14:03:24

To delete empty files and folders, we need to first retrieve the list and which has been shown in the earlier articles.ExampleIn this article, we are using the logic that if we find an empty file or folder we will delete them. To implement that logic, use the below script.gci ... Read More

How to use the ConvertFrom-StringData command in PowerShell?

Chirag Nagrekar

Chirag Nagrekar

Updated on 30-Mar-2021 14:01:32

The ConvertFrom-String command converts the String to the Hashtable format as shown below.ExamplePS C:\> "This is string" | ConvertFrom-StringOutputP1 P2 P3 -- -- -- This is stringIn the above example, We haven’t specified any header so that the output is separated the delimiter by space P1, P2 and continuous. By ... Read More

How to add multiple values in the Hashtable using PowerShell?

Chirag Nagrekar

Chirag Nagrekar

Updated on 30-Mar-2021 13:59:38

ExampleFor example, we have a below-created hashtable.PS C:\> $servicehash = @{Name='Spooler';State='Stopped';StartType='Automatic'} PS C:\> $servicehashOutputName       Value ----       ----- Name       Spooler StartType  Automatic State      StoppedWe need to add multiple values to the Name Key. If we directly append the value ... Read More

How to get the folder size using PowerShell?

Chirag Nagrekar

Chirag Nagrekar

Updated on 30-Mar-2021 13:58:01

We will first retrieve the content of the folder using the Get-ChildItem command and then pipeline the Measure-Object command as shown below.Get-ChildItem C:\Temp\ -Recurse | Measure-Object -Property Length -SumOutputCount : 1514 Average : Sum : 372060503 Maximum : Minimum : Property : LengthSo the above output shows that there is ... Read More

How to run PowerShell commands from the command prompt?

Chirag Nagrekar

Chirag Nagrekar

Updated on 30-Mar-2021 13:24:24

To run Powershell commands from the command prompt or cmd, we need to call the PowerShell process PowerShell.exe.ExampleSee the sample example, C:\> Powershell.exe -Command "Write-Output 'Hello world'" Hello worldSimilarly, you can call any command. We will use another example to get service informationC:\> Powershell.exe -Command "Get-Service Spooler" Status   Name ... Read More

How to get the list of empty folders using PowerShell?

Chirag Nagrekar

Chirag Nagrekar

Updated on 30-Mar-2021 13:10:35

To get the list of empty folder on the windows OS using PowerShell, we can use the below method.gci C:\Temp -Recurse | foreach { if( $_.psiscontainer -eq $true){ if((gci $_.FullName) -eq $null){$_.FullName} } }The above command checks the ... Read More

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