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Convert VBS to Powershell - Copies a file from one network location to another using SCCM

Posted on 2016-08-24
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Recently I was requested to change the below to PowerShell because I was having problems getting it to pass the value that gets entered when we do OS Deployment. We think it may work if we try running it as Powershell. Can someone help please? Thank you!

dim filesys, objEnv
set filesys=CreateObject("Scripting.FileSystemObject")
set objEnv=CreateObject("Microsoft.SMS.TSEnvironment") 
strTicketNumber = objEnv("TICKETNUMBER")
If filesys.FileExists("\\CONTOSO\Documentation\file.xlsm") Then
filesys.CopyFile "\\CONTOSO\Documentation\file.xlsm", "\\CONTOSO\Documentation\new folder\" & strTicketNumber & ".xlsm"
End If

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by:Benjamin Voglar
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Copy-Item -Path \\server\share -Filter *.xlsm -Destination \\server2\share –Recurse

$test = test-path "\\CONTOSO\Documentation\file.xlsm"

if ($test -eq "True")  {Copy-Item -Path "\\CONTOSO\Documentation\file.xlsm"  -Destination "\\CONTOSO\Documentation\new folder\"}

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Here is how to deploy powershell with sccm:

https://community.spiceworks.com/topic/1369218-how-use-sccm-to-run-powershell-script-on-user-s-pc
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by:prologic08
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Thank you Benjamin,

Will this pull the value of TICKETNUMBER? And do I need to add
Copy-Item -Path \\server\share -Filter *.xlsm -Destination \\server2\share –Recurse

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So I assume It should look like this:

Copy-Item -Path \\server\share -Filter *.xlsm -Destination \\server2\share –Recurse
$test = test-path "\\CONTOSO\Documentation\file.xlsm"
if ($test -eq "True")  {Copy-Item -Path "\\CONTOSO\Documentation\file.xlsm"  -Destination "\\CONTOSO\Documentation\new folder\"}

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by:Benjamin Voglar
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Oh i'm sorry. I made a mistake when I copy paste the script when i tested it.

It should be:

$test = test-path "\\CONTOSO\Documentation\file.xlsm"
if ($test -eq "True")  {Copy-Item -Path "\\CONTOSO\Documentation\file.xlsm"  -Destination "\\CONTOSO\Documentation\new folder\"}

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Thank you Benjamin. Will this pull the value of TICKETNUMBER? I want it to change the name of the file to the ticket number that I enter before OSD deployment. I think this will only copy a file.
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Does anyone have an idea how to pass the TICKETNUMBER value in SCCM?
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Try this.

$objEnv = New-Object -COMObject Microsoft.SMS.TSEnvironment
$strTicketNumber = $objEnv.Value("TICKETNUMBER")
$FilePath = "\\contoso\documentation\file.xlsm"
$FileDest = "\\contoso\documentation\new folder\$($strTicketNumber).xlsm"

if (test-path -path $FilePath)
{
	try
	{
		Copy-Item -Path $FilePath -Destination $FileDest -ErrorAction Stop
	}
	catch
	{
		## Handle error
	}
}

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