PowerShell Out-File cmdlet: How to Redirect Output to a File?

As a PowerShell beginner, one of the most important cmdlets you need to know is Out-File. This incredibly useful cmdlet allows you to export output from PowerShell commands and scripts into text files. Whether you need to log results, generate reports, log events, or save data for later use, PowerShell has several…

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PowerShell Format-Table: A Comprehensive Guide

As a PowerShell user, you may have noticed that the default output format can be difficult to read and interpret. Thankfully, PowerShell offers a powerful command – Format-Table – that allows you to format your output in a clear and concise manner. In this comprehensive guide, I will take you through the…

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How to Run a Batch File from a PowerShell Script?

Batch files provide a handy way to bundle together commands, automate tasks, and execute scripts in Windows. But did you know, you can also call batch files directly from PowerShell scripts? Batch files are simple scripts that can automate a series of tasks, and when combined with PowerShell, they become a powerful…

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Office 365: Convert Distribution List to Microsoft 365 Group

Requirement: Convert a distribution list to an Office 365 group. As organizations expand and evolve, communication and collaboration become critical components of their success. Microsoft Office 365 Groups and Distribution Lists are two of the most popular communication tools that are widely used in the business world. While both offer a range…

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Fix “Sorry, we can’t sync this folder, You’re already syncing a shortcut to a folder from this shared library.” Error in OneDrive

Problem: When trying to sync a SharePoint Online folder by clicking on the Sync button in the library toolbar, I got this error message in Microsoft OneDrive: Sorry, we can’t sync this folder, You’re already syncing a shortcut to a folder from this shared library. Root cause: Apparently, this error indicates the…

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SharePoint Online: View Only Permission Level Missing – Fix

Problem: “View Only” Permission level is missing on SharePoint Online site. Solution: Activate “SharePoint Server Enterprise Site Collection features” The “View Only” permission level allows users to view content and restrict Create/edit/download of documents from the site (documents can be opened in the browser, however). Have you ever needed to give someone…

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How to use the Custom Objects (PSCustomObject) in PowerShell?

Introduction to PSCustomObjects in PowerShell PowerShell is a powerful tool that allows you to automate tasks and manage your systems more efficiently. One of the most useful features of PowerShell is its ability to create custom objects. PowerShell’s custom objects give you the ability to create your own data structures with properties…

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How to Delete Empty Folders Using PowerShell?

Empty folders can clutter your computer and make it harder to find the files you need. Thankfully, using PowerShell, you can easily delete empty folders in your system, freeing up valuable space and making it easier to find the files you need. In this article, we’ll walk you through the steps for…

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PowerShell: How to Break and Exit the Loop?

Loops are an essential part of any programming language, including PowerShell. They allow you to repeat a block of code multiple times until a specific condition is met. Loops can greatly enhance your productivity by automating repetitive tasks. However, there may be situations where you need to break out of a loop…

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