• Status: Solved
  • Priority: Medium
  • Security: Public
  • Views: 62
  • Last Modified:

Powershell Loop Folders to List Files Not Working

Why are the files not being returned when I run this Powershell script?  What do I need to correct to get the files to list?  Thank you.

Write-Host "Start  " $(Get-Date -Format HH:mm:ss.fff)
$startFolders = New-Object string[] 9
$serverTypes = New-Object string[] 9

$startFolders[0] = "\\SRV01\X\data\tabsvc\logs"
$startFolders[1] = "\\SRV01\X\logs"
$startFolders[2] = "\\SRV02\X\data\tabsvc\vizqlserver\logs"

$startFolders[3] = "\\SRV03\X\logs"
$startFolders[4] = "\\SRV04\X\data\tabsvc\logs"
$startFolders[5] = "\\SRV05\X\data\tabsvc\vizqlserver\logs"

$startFolders[6] = "\\SRV06\X\logs"
$startFolders[7] = "\\SRV07\X\data\tabsvc\logs"
$startFolders[8] = "\\SRV08\X\data\tabsvc\vizqlserver\logs"

$serverTypes[0] = "DEV Primary"
$serverTypes[1] = "DEV Primary"
$serverTypes[2] = "DEV Worker 1"

$serverTypes[3] = "PROD Primary"
$serverTypes[4] = "PROD Worker 1"
$serverTypes[5] = "PROD Worker 2"

$serverTypes[6] = "QA Primary"
$serverTypes[7] = "QA Worker 1"
$serverTypes[8] = "QA Worker 2"

$logPath = "D:\Resource\Install\PowerShellScripts\LogFileSize " + $(get-date -f yyyyMMdd.HHmm) + ".txt"
$dt = get-date

Add-Content $logPath -value "SVR_TYPE|LOG_PATH|LOG_SIZE|SIZE_UOM|DATETIME|OBJTYPE"

foreach ($startFolder in $startFolders)
{
  #$ErrorActionPreference = "SilentlyContinue"  

  #Starting folder
  $colItems = (Get-ChildItem $startFolder | Measure-Object -property length -sum)
  $val = $serverTypes[$startFolders.IndexOf($startFolder)] + "|" + $startFolder + "|" + "{0:f2}" -f ($colItems.sum / 1KB) + "|KB|" + $dt + "|FOLDER" 
  Add-Content $logPath -value $val

  #Subfolders
  #$colItems = (Get-ChildItem $startFolder -Recurse | Where-Object {$_.PSIsContainer -eq $True} | Sort-Object)
  $colItems = (Get-ChildItem $startFolder -Recurse -Directory | Sort-Object)
  foreach ($i in $colItems)
      {
          $subFolderItems = (Get-ChildItem $i.FullName | Measure-Object -property length -sum)
          $val = $serverTypes[$startFolders.IndexOf($startFolder)] + "|" + $i.FullName + "|" + "{0:f2}" -f ($subFolderItems.sum / 1KB) + "|KB|" + $dt + "|FOLDER"
	      Add-Content $logPath -value $val
          
          #Files
          $dir = $i.FullName
          $files = (Get-ChildItem -Path $dir -File | Select-Object FullName,Length)
          foreach ($f in $files)
          {
                  $val = $serverTypes[$startFolders.IndexOf($startFolder)] + "|" + $f.FullName + "|" + "{0:f2}" -f ($f.Length / 1KB) + "|KB|" + $dt + "|FILE" |
	              Add-Content $logPath -value $val
          }
      }
 }
 Write-Host "Finish " $(Get-Date -Format HH:mm:ss.fff)
 exit

Open in new window

0
Nathan Vanderwyst
Asked:
Nathan Vanderwyst
  • 5
  • 4
1 Solution
 
oBdACommented:
Try it like this:
$dt = Get-Date
$LogPath = "D:\Resource\Install\PowerShellScripts\LogFileSize $($dt.ToString('yyyyMMdd.HHmm')).txt"

Function New-Row($SVR_TYPE, $LOG_PATH, $LOG_SIZE, $SIZE_UOM, $DATETIME, $OBJTYPE) {
	New-Object -TypeName PSObject -Property ([ordered]@{
		'SVR_TYPE' = $SVR_TYPE
		'LOG_PATH' = $LOG_PATH
		'LOG_SIZE' = [math]::Round($LOG_SIZE, 2)
		'SIZE_UOM' = $SIZE_UOM
		'DATETIME' = $DATETIME
		'OBJTYPE' = $OBJTYPE
	})
}

$Sources = @'
	"ServerType",	"StartFolder"
	"DEV Primary",	"\\SRV01\X\data\tabsvc\logs"
	"DEV Primary",	"\\SRV01\X\logs"
	"DEV Worker 1",	"\\SRV02\X\data\tabsvc\vizqlserver\logs"
	"PROD Primary",	"\\SRV03\X\logs"
	"PROD Worker 1","\\SRV04\X\data\tabsvc\logs"
	"PROD Worker 2","\\SRV05\X\data\tabsvc\vizqlserver\logs"
	"QA Primary",	"\\SRV06\X\logs"
	"QA Worker 1",	"\\SRV07\X\data\tabsvc\logs"
	"QA Worker 2",	"\\SRV08\X\data\tabsvc\vizqlserver\logs"
'@ | ConvertFrom-Csv

Write-Host "Start  " $(Get-Date -Format HH:mm:ss.fff)
ForEach ($Source In $Sources) {
	#$ErrorActionPreference = "SilentlyContinue"  
	#Starting folder
	$Size = (Get-ChildItem $Source.StartFolder -File | Measure-Object -Property Length -Sum).Sum
	New-Row -SVR_TYPE $Source.ServerType -LOG_PATH $Source.StartFolder -LOG_SIZE ($Size / 1KB) -SIZE_UOM 'KB' -DATETIME $dt -OBJTYPE 'FOLDER'
	#Subfolders
	Get-ChildItem $Source.StartFolder -Recurse -Directory | Sort-Object -Property FullName | ForEach-Object {
		$Size = (Get-ChildItem $_.FullName -File | Measure-Object -Property Length -Sum).Sum
		New-Row -SVR_TYPE $Source.ServerType -LOG_PATH $_.FullName -LOG_SIZE ($Size / 1KB) -SIZE_UOM 'KB' -DATETIME $dt -OBJTYPE 'FOLDER'
		#Files
		Get-ChildItem -Path $_.FullName -File | Sort-Object -Property Name | ForEach-Object {
			New-Row -SVR_TYPE $Source.ServerType -LOG_PATH $_.FullName -LOG_SIZE ($_.Length / 1KB) -SIZE_UOM 'KB' -DATETIME $dt -OBJTYPE 'FILE'
		}
	}
} | Export-Csv -NoTypeInformation -Path $LogPath
Write-Host "Finish " $(Get-Date -Format HH:mm:ss.fff)

Open in new window

0
 
Nathan VanderwystAuthor Commented:
Wow, you took this to a new level.  I got an error message and I tried to figure it out but I'm at a loss.  Some of the folders have no files but I don't know if that is the issue.  Thank you so much.

At D:\Resource\Install\PowerShellScripts\LogFileFolderAndFileSizes.ps1:43 char:3
+ } | Export-Csv -NoTypeInformation -Path $LogPath
+   ~
An empty pipe element is not allowed.
    + CategoryInfo          : ParserError: (:) [], ParentContainsErrorRecordException
    + FullyQualifiedErrorId : EmptyPipeElement

11-22-2016-11-44-37-AM.png
0
 
oBdACommented:
Sorry, tested without the export:
$dt = Get-Date
$LogPath = "D:\Resource\Install\PowerShellScripts\LogFileSize $($dt.ToString('yyyyMMdd.HHmm')).txt"

Function New-Row($SVR_TYPE, $LOG_PATH, $LOG_SIZE, $SIZE_UOM, $DATETIME, $OBJTYPE) {
	New-Object -TypeName PSObject -Property ([ordered]@{
		'SVR_TYPE' = $SVR_TYPE
		'LOG_PATH' = $LOG_PATH
		'LOG_SIZE' = [math]::Round($LOG_SIZE, 2)
		'SIZE_UOM' = $SIZE_UOM
		'DATETIME' = $DATETIME
		'OBJTYPE' = $OBJTYPE
	})
}

$Sources = @'
	"ServerType",	"StartFolder"
	"DEV Primary",	"\\SRV01\X\data\tabsvc\logs"
	"DEV Primary",	"\\SRV01\X\logs"
	"DEV Worker 1",	"\\SRV02\X\data\tabsvc\vizqlserver\logs"
	"PROD Primary",	"\\SRV03\X\logs"
	"PROD Worker 1","\\SRV04\X\data\tabsvc\logs"
	"PROD Worker 2","\\SRV05\X\data\tabsvc\vizqlserver\logs"
	"QA Primary",	"\\SRV06\X\logs"
	"QA Worker 1",	"\\SRV07\X\data\tabsvc\logs"
	"QA Worker 2",	"\\SRV08\X\data\tabsvc\vizqlserver\logs"
'@ | ConvertFrom-Csv

Write-Host "Start  " $(Get-Date -Format HH:mm:ss.fff)
$(ForEach ($Source In $Sources) {
	#$ErrorActionPreference = "SilentlyContinue"  
	#Starting folder
	$Size = (Get-ChildItem $Source.StartFolder -File | Measure-Object -Property Length -Sum).Sum
	New-Row -SVR_TYPE $Source.ServerType -LOG_PATH $Source.StartFolder -LOG_SIZE ($Size / 1KB) -SIZE_UOM 'KB' -DATETIME $dt -OBJTYPE 'FOLDER'
	#Subfolders
	Get-ChildItem $Source.StartFolder -Recurse -Directory | Sort-Object -Property FullName | ForEach-Object {
		$Size = (Get-ChildItem $_.FullName -File | Measure-Object -Property Length -Sum).Sum
		New-Row -SVR_TYPE $Source.ServerType -LOG_PATH $_.FullName -LOG_SIZE ($Size / 1KB) -SIZE_UOM 'KB' -DATETIME $dt -OBJTYPE 'FOLDER'
		#Files
		Get-ChildItem -Path $_.FullName -File | Sort-Object -Property Name | ForEach-Object {
			New-Row -SVR_TYPE $Source.ServerType -LOG_PATH $_.FullName -LOG_SIZE ($_.Length / 1KB) -SIZE_UOM 'KB' -DATETIME $dt -OBJTYPE 'FILE'
		}
	}
}) | Export-Csv -NoTypeInformation -Path $LogPath
Write-Host "Finish " $(Get-Date -Format HH:mm:ss.fff)

Open in new window

1
Concerto's Cloud Advisory Services

Want to avoid the missteps to gaining all the benefits of the cloud? Learn more about the different assessment options from our Cloud Advisory team.

 
Nathan VanderwystAuthor Commented:
That worked, I see you had to encapsulate the foreach with $(...) to make it work.   The only issue that I still have is that some folders that have files, are not returning the files names and size, only the folder name itself is listed.  I find that odd really odd.  Any ideas?
0
 
oBdACommented:
Are those files maybe hidden? Then you need to add "-Force" to Get-ChildItem; by default, it doesn't return hidden files or folders.
0
 
Nathan VanderwystAuthor Commented:
They are not hidden but since they are log files some are actively being written to so I wonder if that has anything to do with it.  Just for kicks I tried adding  "-Force " but no joy.  Any other ideas?
0
 
oBdACommented:
Do you get errors for these files (without $ErrorActionPreference)?
Do you get any other files in these folders?
Do you have permissions for these folders, and if so, did you run the script from an elevated prompt?
0
 
Nathan VanderwystAuthor Commented:
No I do not get any errors when I remove that line.
Yes, I get files from other folders but not all of them.
Yes I have permissions, and yes I ran from elevated prompt.

I don't have a way to know, but maybe they could be a virtualized folders like I read here  It seems unlikely but I don't know why else some folders list the files and others do not.
0
 
Nathan VanderwystAuthor Commented:
Thank you!
0

Featured Post

Receive 1:1 tech help

Solve your biggest tech problems alongside global tech experts with 1:1 help.

  • 5
  • 4
Tackle projects and never again get stuck behind a technical roadblock.
Join Now