how can i pass a powershell command result to a variable ? with Get-ADUser it doesnt work.

Hello,

I'm loosing patience trying to get the lastlogontimestamp to a variable that i need to use later in my script.
If i pass my command in the powershell prompt i receive an answer but not in my script.

here's the line that i need help with :
$lastLogonTimestamp = Get-ADUser -Filter {EmailAddress -eq $person.Email} -Properties lastLogonTimeStamp -Server serverdomain.tutu.fr | select lastLogonTimeStamp

i need the integer into my $lastLogonTimestamp variable...


thank you in advance for your help.
Erwin PombettAsked:
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oBdACommented:
Either like this, expanding the selected object:
$lastLogonTimestamp = Get-ADUser -Filter {EmailAddress -eq $person.Email} -Properties lastLogonTimeStamp -Server serverdomain.tutu.fr | select -ExpandProperty lastLogonTimeStamp

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Or by accessing the property directly:
$lastLogonTimestamp = (Get-ADUser -Filter {EmailAddress -eq $person.Email} -Properties lastLogonTimeStamp -Server serverdomain.tutu.fr).lastLogonTimeStamp

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Or if you want the user object for further processing:
$ADUser = Get-ADUser -Filter {EmailAddress -eq $person.Email} -Properties lastLogonTimeStamp -Server serverdomain.tutu.fr
$lastLogonTimestamp = ADUser.lastLogonTimeStamp

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