Powershell - Sort-Object Cmdlet


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Cmdlet

Sort-Object cmdlet is used to sort object by its properties.

In these example, we're see the Sort-Object cmdlet in action.

Example 1

In this example, we'll sort objects using Process properties.

Get-Process | Sort-Object -Property WS | Select-Object -Last 5

Output

You can see the process with high memory usages.

Handles  NPM(K)    PM(K)      WS(K) VM(M)   CPU(s)     Id ProcessName                    
-------  ------    -----      ----- -----   ------     -- -----------                    
    314      44   134528     108492   760    28.38   1536 powershell_ise                 
    579      25   116552     124832   205    21.68    256 svchost                        
   1249      59    77132     130152   433    41.90   4392 chrome                         
    329      42   104748     133704  1935    59.22   4368 chrome                         
    604      67   163376     149552   277     0.45   3152 mysqld 

Example 2

In this example, we'll sort an array.

"d","e","c","a","b","f" | Sort-Object

Output

You can see the following output.

a
b
c
d
e
f
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