Read a script file into Powershell CommandText with get-content

18 November,2014 by Jack Vamvas

Question: How can I   read  the  script contents into the Powershell  CommandText ?

Normally I place  the query text    with the Powershell CommandText , but on this occasion I want to read a large query from a sql file.

 

 

$sql.CommandText = "SELECT name from sys.sysdatabases” 

 

Answer: Reading the contents from a script file is a good idea as it allows you to reuse your script library and maintain them in a script library.

Use CommandText to read a script file

 

 

$sqlCommand.CommandText = get-content c:\scripts\SQLText.sql

 

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Author: Jack Vamvas (http://www.sqlserver-dba.com)


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