troubleshooting Question

Use PS Script to check computer connection status.

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PowershellWindows Server 2012
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Hello,

I have a text file that contains list of computer hostnames.

I am using the below script to check if the host is live.  If yes, put UP next to the hostname.  Otherwise, put DOWN.

For some reason, it is not working.  Please check and advise.  Thanks.

import-module activedirectory  

$names = Get-content "hnames.txt"

foreach ($name in $names){
  if (Test-Connection -ComputerName $name -Count 1 -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue){
    Write-Host "$name,up"
  }
  else{
    Write-Host "$name,down"
  }
}
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