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November 20, 2014

Move files with Powershell (Try – Catch – Finally)

Filed under: Tips — donrsh @ 4:48 pm
$ErrorActionPreference = "stop"
$Source = "c:\share\*"
$Destination = "C:\Test"
$days = "-1"
try
{
    #$problem = $false
    Write-Host "Getting list of the files from last $days days..." -ForegroundColor Green
    $Total = Get-ChildItem -Path $Source | Measure-Object
    Write-Host "There is $($Total.count) objects in $Source" -ForegroundColor Green
    if (get-childitem -Path $Source |  where-object {$_.LastWriteTime -lt (get-date).AddDays($days)})
    {
        
        Write-Host "Moving the files to $destination" -ForegroundColor Green
        move-item -Path $Source -destination $Destination -Verbose
    }
    else
    {
       Write-Host "There is no files less than: $days" -ForegroundColor Red
        
    }

}
catch 
{
    #$problem = $true
    Write-Host "An error has occurred...  Error details: $_." -ForegroundColor Red
    
    
}

finally
{
    
        Write-Host "End" -ForegroundColor Green
        
}
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