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PowerShell Get-Item Cmdlet

PowerShell Get-Item Cmdlet

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In the last blog post, we have discussed Rename-Item cmdlet in PowerShell.

https://cloudaffaire.com/powershell-rename-item-cmdlet/

In this blog post, we will discuss Get-Item cmdlet in PowerShell. You can use Get-Item cmdlet to get an item in a specific location. Using Get-Item cmdlet, you can get item details for files, directories, and registry keys. Get-Item does not get the content of the items, it only returns item property. Get-Item cmdlet returns only a limited set of item properties, to get the complete list of item property use Get-ItemProperty cmdlet.

Get-Item Cmdlet Syntax:

Get-Item Cmdlet Argument List:

  • Credential: To impersonate another user or elevate your credentials.
  • Exclude: Specifies, as a string array, an item or items that this cmdlet excludes in the operation. The value of this parameter qualifies the Path parameter.
  • Filter: Specifies a filter to qualify the Path parameter. The FileSystem provider is the only installed PowerShell provider that supports filters.
  • Force: Forces the cmdlet to remove items that cannot otherwise be changed, such as hidden or read-only files or read-only aliases or variables.
  • Include: Specifies, as a string array, an item or items that this cmdlet includes in the operation. The value of this parameter qualifies the Path parameter.
  • LiteralPath: Specifies a path to one or more locations. The value of LiteralPath is used exactly as it is typed. No characters are interpreted as wildcards.
  • Path: Specifies a path of the items being removed. Wildcard characters are permitted.
  • Stream: Gets the specified alternate NTFS file stream from the file. Enter the stream name. Wildcards are supported.
  • UseTransaction: Includes the command in the active transaction. This parameter is valid only when a transaction is in progress.

PowerShell Get-Item Cmdlet:

Get Properties Of A Variable In PowerShell:

Get Properties Of A Directory In PowerShell:

Get Directory Listing Using Get-Item Cmdlet In PowerShell:

Get Properties Of A File In PowerShell:

Get Properties Of A Registry Key In PowerShell:

Hope you have enjoyed this article. In the next blog post, we will discuss Set-Item cmdlet in PowerShell.

To get more details on PowerShell, kindly follow below official documentation

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/powershell/module/microsoft.powershell.core/about/about?view=powershell-5.1