?
Solved

Powershell - Compare two variables

Posted on 2016-12-01
1
Medium Priority
?
394 Views
Last Modified: 2016-12-01
Hi,

I have to two variables. The first one contains computernames (ex. COMP01, COMP02, COMP03) and the second one also contains computernames, but with some extra fillings (ex. INFO_COMP01.txt, INFO_COMP02.txt, INFO_COMP03.txt).

Is it possible to compare these two variables and find those missing in one of the variables?

I'll use this for cleaning up, when a computer is deleted manually in AD.
0
Comment
Question by:Sum Wum
1 Comment
 
LVL 86

Accepted Solution

by:
oBdA earned 2000 total points
ID: 41908298
Certainly.
Used this for testing:
$ComputerList = 'COMP01', 'COMP02', 'COMP03'
$FileList = 'INFO_COMP01.txt', 'INFO_COMP03.txt', 'INFO_COMP04.txt'

Open in new window

And this provides the results:
Compare-Object -ReferenceObject $ComputerList -DifferenceObject ($FileList | % {$_.Split('_.')[1]})

Open in new window

0

Featured Post

SMB Security Just Got a Layer Stronger

WatchGuard acquires Percipient Networks to extend protection to the DNS layer, further increasing the value of Total Security Suite.  Learn more about what this means for you and how you can improve your security with WatchGuard today!

Question has a verified solution.

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

There are times when we need to generate a report on the inbox rules, where users have set up forwarding externally in their mailbox. In this article, I will be sharing a script I wrote to generate the report in CSV format.
A walk-through example of how to obtain and apply new DID phone numbers to your cloud PBX enabled users that are configured in Office 365. Whether you have 1, 10 or 100+ users in your tenant, it's quite easy to get them phone-enabled and making/rece…
Exchange organizations may use the Journaling Agent of the Transport Service to archive messages going through Exchange. However, if the Transport Service is integrated with some email content management application (such as an antispam), the admini…
Exchange organizations may use the Journaling Agent of the Transport Service to archive messages going through Exchange. However, if the Transport Service is integrated with some email content management application (such as an anti-spam), the admin…

621 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