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Powershell move-item cmdlet not working in loop

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Hi,
I'm developing a Powershell script which will copy data files and run them threw a Powershell script.  The last line in the loop of the script is to move the particular CSV file to a different folder.  This is not working in the script.  Can someone take a look and see if there is a coding error?

Please note that this script is using cmdlets from the Netcmdlets script.  Thanks.

#Powershell Script within Netcmdlets profile:
 
#    $LogDirectory = "$Env:temp"
        $LogDirectory = "C:\EL\RPSCSVParser\FromBanner\logs\"
 
get-ftp -server mylinuxserver -user myuser -password mypassword -ssh -force -path /misc/path/*.csv | foreach-object -process {
get-ftp -server mylinuxserver -user myuser -password mypassword -ssh -force -path "/misc/path/" -remotefile ($_.Filename) -localfile ("C:\misc\path\" + $_.Filename) 
send-ftp -server mylinuxserver -user myuser -password mypassword -ssh -force -path "/misc/path/" -remotefile ($_.Filename) -rename ("/misc/path/Processed" + $_.Filename)
Write-Output ("Processing file: " + $_.Filename)
 
$Username = "mptcmanage@student.morainepark.edu"
$Password = ConvertTo-SecureString 'l0pht2600' -AsPlainText -Force
$cred = New-Object System.Management.Automation.PSCredential $Username, $Password
c:\misc\path\CSV_Parser_wErrorLogging.PS1 -UsersFile ("C:\misc\path\" + $_.Filename) -RemoteURL https://ps.exchangelabs.com/powershell -LiveCredential $cred -LogDirectory "C:\misc\path\logs\"
 
mv ("C:\misc\path\" + $_.Filename) (C:\misc\path\Processed) -force
Write-Output ("Moved file: " + $_.Filename)
}

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Question by:jloomans
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by:BSonPosh
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Does it just not move? Does it error? Have you tried adding the -verbose flag to move-item?
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by:jloomans
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I have added -verbose behind the command.  It does not move.  There is no output in the Powershell window to indicate the command was carried out.
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BSonPosh earned 500 total points
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That is odd... try this

move-item "C:\misc\path\$($_.Filename)" "C:\misc\path\Processed" -force -verb
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by:jloomans
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I found a line in the script that is called from this script that broke the loop.  This line was commented and now this script works well include the move-item command.

Personally, I prefer the way you constructed this line of code better than my own.  Thanks.
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