Store and Output PowerShell commands to Text File

Hi

I want to take the results of a Powershell command e.g.

Get-ExchangeServer | select Name,AdminDisplayVersion


And be able to store the RESULT (not the command) in a variable.

Then I want to APPEND that output to the bottom of a text file e.g. c:\temp\text-file-txt

How would I do such a thing?
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VBA ExpertCommented:
Pete

Try this.
Get-ExchangeServer | select Name,AdminDisplayVersion | Out-File -append -filepath   c:\temp\text-file.txt

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Commented:
You just assign a variable to the command's result:
$result = Get-ExchangeServer | Select-Object Name,AdminDisplayVersion ## Pure text, more eye candy than anything:$result | Format-Table -AutoSize | Out-String -Width 1024 | Add-Content -Path C:\temp\text-file.txt
## Or save as csv:
\$result | Export-Csv -NoTypeInformation -Path C:\temp\text-file.csv

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Technical ConsultantAuthor Commented:
Thanks All I'd arrived at

Get-ExchangeServer | select Name,AdminDisplayVersion | Out-File -FilePath C:\Temp\test-file.txt -Append -Encoding ASCII

Then I came back here to find two responses :)

oBdA: Will that append by default?
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Commented:
Export-Csv will overwrite by default, since PS 3.0, -Append can be used, but only if the columns of the current csv file match exactly the properties of the objects to be exported (anything else wouldn't make much sense).
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Technical ConsultantAuthor Commented:
Perfect Thanks
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