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Powershell: Compatre 2 files

Posted on 2016-10-07
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Hello Experts,

I have 2 files. File1 has 2 columns, A, B and File 2 has 1 Column A. I want to check for values in File2 if it exists is File1, and output the matching line. Could you please assist with a script.

For instance:

File1

Computer1, 1.2.3.4
Computer2, 2.3.4.5

File2

2.3.4.5

The result should be
Compuer2,2.3.4.5

Thanks.
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by:oBdA
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$File2 = Get-Content -Path "C:\Temp\File2.txt"
Get-Content -Path "C:\Temp\File1.txt" | Where-Object {$File2 -contains $_.Split(',')[1].Trim()}

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by:Parity123
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Thanks oBdA. Could you please help me with outputting the ones that don't match as well from file2.

For instance:
File1

 Computer1, 1.2.3.4
 Computer2, 2.3.4.5

File2

2.3.4.5
0.2.3.4

Not matching file should contain 0.2.3.4,
and the matching file should contain

Computer2,2.3.4.5
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$File1 = Get-Content -Path "C:\Temp\File1.txt"
$File2 = Get-Content -Path "C:\Temp\File2.txt"
$File1 | Where-Object {$File2 -contains $_.Split(',')[1].Trim()} | Set-Content -Path "C:\Temp\Match.txt"
$IP1 = $File1 | % {$_.Split(',')[1].Trim()}
$File2 | Where-Object {$IP1 -notcontains $_} | Set-Content -Path "C:\Temp\NoMatch.txt"

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by:Parity123
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Thanks
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