Scripting Question

Problems retrieving txt file.

06/05/2018 517 views


 I have a script that place the results into a folder on the c drive. I have other scripts that work, but this one does not show me anything in a custom field.

This is the command I'm using in software inventory: ShellCommandTextReturn(cmd /c type c:\KBOX\monitors.txt).

This is the Script:

$(function Decode {
    If ($args[0] -is [System.Array]) {
    Else {
        "Not Found"

ForEach ($Monitor in Get-WmiObject WmiMonitorID -Namespace root\wmi) { 
    $Name = Decode $Monitor.UserFriendlyName -notmatch 0
    $Serial = Decode $Monitor.SerialNumberID -notmatch 0
    $Manufacturer = Decode $Monitor.ManufacturerName -notmatch 0
    $User = $Monitor.PSComputerName
    echo "$Name,$Serial"
)*>&1 > C:\kbox\monitors.txt.

above is what the kbox\monitor.txt file looks like.

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  • So the monitors.txt file is being created correctly but the CIR doesn't contain that information? Does the CIR not show up in a device'es inventory or does it report some value? Does your CIR have all relevant OSes selected?
    • it may one show one line
      • odd, I have some CIRs using 'type' and are able to return txt files with multiple lines. I don't know what might be wrong :-/
  • above is the software inventory and what the text file looks like. It's not pulling in the data.

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