Solved

Directory Size and File count

Posted on 2013-05-21
5
397 Views
Last Modified: 2013-05-21
I have the following script to locate a file called "user.db". How can I get a file count and directory size when the file is found.

$Computer = $env:computername
$strName = $env:username
$Filname = $Computer + "_" + $strName + ".txt"
Get-ChildItem -Path c:\ -Filter "user.db" -Recurse -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue
foreach-object { $Computer + "," + $Computer +"," +  $_.Fullname + "," + $_.Length + "," +$_.LastAccessTime} |Out-File c:\Results\$Filname –width 1024
0
Comment
Question by:grayjfiii
  • 3
  • 2
5 Comments
 
LVL 7

Expert Comment

by:BT15
ID: 39184913
I added the directory name, count of files in the directory, and directory size

$Computer = $env:computername
$strName = $env:username
$Filname = $Computer + "_" + $strName + ".txt"
Get-ChildItem -Path c:\ -Filter "user.db" -Recurse -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue | foreach-object { 
$dirsize = 0
$files = Get-ChildItem $_.directory -Recurse
foreach ($file in $files) {
	$dirsize += $file.length
}
	 
$Computer + "," + $Computer +"," +  $_.Fullname + "," + $_.Length + "," + $_.directory + "," + $files.count + "," + $dirsize + "," +$_.LastAccessTime }  |Out-File h:\$Filname –width 1024 

Open in new window

0
 

Author Comment

by:grayjfiii
ID: 39185080
How can I add this to it to get MB for file size

$colItems = (Get-ChildItem C:\Scripts | Measure-Object -property length -sum)
"{0:N2}" -f ($colItems.sum / 1MB) + " MB"
0
 
LVL 7

Accepted Solution

by:
BT15 earned 500 total points
ID: 39185295
i am trying to piece together what exactly you are asking. The snippet you have provided already does the conversion.

are you wanting the filesize i provided above to be converted to MB?

$Computer = $env:computername
$strName = $env:username
$Filname = $Computer + "_" + $strName + ".txt"
Get-ChildItem -Path c:\ -Filter "user.db" -Recurse -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue | foreach-object { 
$dirsize = 0
$files = Get-ChildItem $_.directory -Recurse
foreach ($file in $files) {
	$dirsize += $file.length
}
$dirsize = [string]([math]::round(($dirsize / 1048576),2)) + " MB"
$Computer + "," + $Computer +"," +  $_.Fullname + "," + $_.Length + "," + $_.directory + "," + $files.count + "," + $dirsize + "," +$_.LastAccessTime }  |Out-File h:\$Filname –width 1024 

Open in new window

0
 

Author Comment

by:grayjfiii
ID: 39185307
Yes MB and GB if possible
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:grayjfiii
ID: 39185388
Thank you for the fast response!
0

Featured Post

Optimizing Cloud Backup for Low Bandwidth

With cloud storage prices going down a growing number of SMBs start to use it for backup storage. Unfortunately, business data volume rarely fits the average Internet speed. This article provides an overview of main Internet speed challenges and reveals backup best practices.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Microsoft Windows Server Update Service (WSUS) is free for everyone, but it lacks of some desirable features like send an e-mail to the administrator with the status of all computers on the WSUS server. This article is based on my PowerShell script …
I thought I'd write this up for anyone who has a request to create an anonymous whistle-blower-type submission form created using SharePoint 2010 (this would probably work the same for 2013). It's not 100% fool-proof but it's as close as you can get…
This video shows how to quickly and easily add an email signature for all users on Exchange 2016. The resulting signature is applied on a server level by Exchange Online. The email signature template has been downloaded from: www.mail-signatures…

830 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question