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need a powershell script to check the contents of a folder ina remote computer

Posted on 2011-03-03
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Example i need to check to see if users are downloading certain types of files  for example check the download folder in the C drive. i like to do this with a powershell script so i dont have to remote to the computer
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Are you able to access the admin shares of the remote computer? If so you could do this

get-childitem \\computer\c$\download | Select name, length

Or from a list of computer
$computers = "com1", "comp2", "comp3"
$computers | %{
get-childitem \\$_\c$\download | Select name, length
}
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Select name is the name of the file? what if i didnt know the name of the file ? i just wanted to do a random pull on the contents of the folder
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