PoshFunctions

2.2.10

A curated collection of over 225 PowerShell functions. Many functions written by me. Others are attributed wherever possible.

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5.0

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Author(s)

Bill Riedy

Copyright

(c) 2023 Bill Riedy. All rights reserved.

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base64 beep binaryip calendar capslock color-hex color-rgb color-show computersite computer-site credential date-random datetime date-truncate days-week decimalip display dns-async dotteddecimalip email-address expand-string expand-tab exponentiation file file-encoding file-invalidchar folder format functions gui ini inputbox ip iprange isadmin isdate ishexstring isnumeric isvalidemail isvalidip library macaddress magic8ball markdown msgbox numlock ping-async popup progress random-date registry reverse-string rot13 round savefile scrolllock set-type share-permission share-stat shortcut sid speak subnetmask system timezone urlencode utc wrap-text xml

Functions

Compare-ObjectProperty Compare-ObjectSetComplement Compare-ObjectSetDifference Compare-ObjectSetIntersection Compare-ObjectSetUnion Compare-PSGalleryObject Convert-HexToRGB Convert-Int32ToUint32 Convert-Int64ToText Convert-ObjectToHashtable Convert-RGBToHex Convert-SecureStringToString Convert-UserFlag ConvertFrom-Base64 ConvertFrom-Binary ConvertFrom-DateTime ConvertFrom-FsRight ConvertFrom-Hex ConvertFrom-HexString ConvertFrom-HtmlEncode ConvertFrom-RomanNumeral ConvertFrom-UrlEncode ConvertFrom-UTC ConvertFrom-Xml ConvertTo-Base64 ConvertTo-Binary ConvertTo-BinaryIPv4 ConvertTo-Bool ConvertTo-DateTime ConvertTo-DecimalIPv4 ConvertTo-DottedDecimalIPv4 ConvertTo-Hex ConvertTo-HexString ConvertTo-HtmlEncode ConvertTo-OrderedDictionary ConvertTo-RomanNumeral ConvertTo-UncPath ConvertTo-UrlEncode ConvertTo-UTC Copy-Object Eexit Expand-IPv6 Expand-String Expand-Tab Export-CSVSortedColumn Export-FontSample FileSizeAbove FileSizeBelow Format-MacAddress Format-RandomCase Format-ReverseString Format-ReverseToken Format-SortedList Format-TitleCase Format-WrapText Get-AppEventSound Get-ArpTable Get-Assoc Get-BashPath Get-BinaryType Get-CeasarCipher Get-ComputerSite Get-ComputerUptime Get-ConsoleWindowSize Get-DiceRoll Get-DiskType Get-DisplayBrightness Get-DNSHostEntryAsync Get-DriveStat Get-DuplicateFileName Get-Enum Get-ErrorInfo Get-ExecutableForFile Get-Factorial Get-FileEncoding Get-FileName Get-FileSizeOnDisk Get-FileWithLeadingSpace Get-FolderName Get-Font Get-Fortune Get-Ftype Get-InvalidFileCharacter Get-IpRange Get-IpV4Network Get-LastDayInMonth Get-List Get-LongName Get-MachineType Get-MacVendor Get-Magic8Ball Get-MyLocalLogonTime Get-NetworkCredential Get-NTFSPermission Get-NtpDate Get-Power Get-PrintableAscii Get-PrivateProfileComment Get-PrivateProfileSection Get-PrivateProfileSectionNames Get-PrivateProfileString Get-ProcessUser Get-PSWho Get-RandomDate Get-RandomHexDigit Get-RandomMacAddress Get-RegExpandString Get-RegistryValue Get-RelativePath Get-Round Get-SaveFileName Get-ScheduledTaskUser Get-ServiceUser Get-Shortcut Get-ShortName Get-SID Get-SpecialFolder Get-SqlDatabase Get-SqlIndexFragmentation Get-SqlStoredProcedure Get-StaticProperty Get-String Get-StringHash Get-SubnetMaskIPv4 Get-TruncatedDate Get-Type Get-TypeAccelerator Get-UrlContent Get-VssAdminListVolumes Get-VssAdminListWriters Get-WordCount Get-WordList grep Invoke-Beep Invoke-CountdownTimer Invoke-SoundPlayer Invoke-Speak Join-Object Lock-Workstation Measure-Char Merge-Object mklink Move-ToRecycleBin New-ColorPicker New-Credential New-DatePicker New-FontPicker New-InputBox New-InputBoxSecureString New-MessageBox New-PFDateFormat New-QR New-RandomPassword New-Screenshot New-Shortcut Optimize-SqlIndexFragmentation Optimize-SqlStoredProcedure Out-PDFToPrinter Read-HostWithDefault Remove-BlankOrComment Remove-EmptyProperty Remove-QuotesFromCsv Remove-TeamsCache Remove-Trailing Reset-Desktop Resolve-FQDN Resolve-HostName sed Set-Capslock Set-Display Set-EOLTerminator Set-FileEncoding Set-Numlock Set-PrivateProfileComment Set-PrivateProfileString Set-Scrolllock Set-SpeakerVolume Set-Type Set-WindowState Set-WindowStyle Show-AllColor Show-Calendar Show-Color Show-ColorsWithBackground Show-DaysOfWeek Show-FileAttribute Show-FsRight Show-Month Show-NamedColor Show-Object Show-Progress Show-ShortDaysOfWeek Show-ShortMonth Show-SubnetMaskIPv4 Show-Timezone Split-CanonicalName Split-DistinguishedName Split-Line Start-ADReplication Start-RecordSession Stop-RecordSession Switch-Mute Test-ConnectionAsync Test-CSVFormat Test-IsAdmin Test-IsCapsLock Test-IsDate Test-IsFileLocked Test-IsHexString Test-IsLocalIPv4 Test-IsNull Test-IsNumeric Test-IsNumLock Test-IsScrollLock Test-IsValidEmailAddress Test-IsValidIPv4 Test-IsValidIPv6 Test-MultipleBool Test-Network Test-NtpDateVsNow Test-Password Test-PasswordComplexity Test-Port Test-Set Update-ExplorerIcon Use-Stopwatch Write-SelectStatement Write-StringArray Write-StringHash Write-TextMenu

Dependencies

This module has no dependencies.

Release Notes

For full release notes see .\Resources\ReleaseNotes.txt
### 2.2.10
* added Get-AppEventsSound - determines sounds configured for Windows events
* added Get-ConsoleWindowSize - returns both the window size and buffer size of current console window
* added Get-DiskType - returns the type of disk and type of bus for a given computer(s) local disk(s)
* added Get-FileSizeOnDisk - returns actual disk usage when NTFS compression is enabled for file(s)
* added Get-IpV4Network - to determine network given IP address and subnet mask
* added Get-StringHash - to send a string, or array of strings through a hashing function
* added Set-EOLTerminator - to convert a text file to either Unix, Mac, or Windows EOL characters
* added Set-FileEncoding - to set the file encoding on a text file
* added Set-WindowState - to minimize/maximize a window
* added Test-CSVFormat - determine if number of fields match header row
* removed Get-MD5Sum - functionality already present in Get-FileHash available in Microsoft.PowerShell.Utility module
* updated ConvertFrom-Base64 - added $EncodingType to provide support for Ascii, UTF32, etc. encoding
* updated ConvertTo-Base64 - added $EncodingType to provide support for Ascii, UTF32, etc. encoding
* updated Get-CaesarCipher - to allow negative rotation
* updated Get-FileEncoding - allow processing of multiple files, output now shows both encoding and fullname of file
* updated Get-PrivateProfileSection - fixed error when ini value contains a backslash '\'
* updated Get-SqlIndexFragmentation - fixed ???
* updated Invoke-Beep - fixed ???
* updated Invoke-SoundPlayer - performed a .Dispose() as part of cleanup
* updated New-InputBoxSecureString - correct equality test to be case sensitive

### 2.2.9
* added ConvertFrom-HexString - converting a hex string back to plain text: '41' -> 'A'
* added ConvertTo-HexString = converting plain text to a hex string: 'A' -> '41'
* added Get-ErrorInfo - explain please
* added Get-Factorial - calculates the factorial of a number 1-20. Higher than 20 results in overflow of [int64] datatype
* added Invoke-SoundPlayer - will play a .wav file
* added Split-CanonicalName - splits an AD canonical name into either -Parent or -Leaf
* added Split-DistinguishedName - splits an AD distinguished name into either -Parent or -Leaf
* added Write-SelectStatement - helper function to write a select statement for properties and converts properties that are arrays to a delimited string. Helpful when exporting complex object to CSV
* updated Compare-ObjectProperty - replaced += with [System.Collections.Arraylist]
* updated Convert-Int32ToUint32 - replaced += with [System.Collections.Arraylist]
* updated Convert-Int64ToText - fixed trailing space with .Trim()
* updated ConvertFrom-FsRight - removed $MatchFound | Out-Null, replaced += with [System.Collections.Arraylist], fixed logic error with Combo rights and IncludeInput
* updated Copy-Object - replaced += with [System.Collections.Arraylist]
* updated Expand-IPv6 - replaced += with [System.Collections.Arraylist]
* updated Export-FontSample - replaced += with [System.Collections.Arraylist]
* updated Format-RandomCase - replaced += with [System.Collections.Arraylist]
* updated Format-WrapText - replaced += with [System.Collections.Arraylist]
* updated Get-CeasarCipher - replaced += with [System.Collections.Arraylist]
* updated Get-ComputerUptime - added Credential
* updated Get-DisplayBrightness - added Credential, fixed error if not running on laptop monitor
* updated Get-Enum - replaced += with [System.Collections.Arraylist]
* updated Get-Font - minor logic fix in Where-Object statement that previously returned no results
* updated Get-IpRange - replaced += with [System.Collections.Arraylist]
* updated Get-MachineType - added Credential
* updated Get-MacVendor - replaced Invoke-RestMethod with curl.exe as it was no longer returning correct results
* updated Get-NTFSPermission - replaced += with [System.Collections.Arraylist]
* updated Get-NtpDate - replace piping to Out-Null to $null =
* updated Get-PSWho - added Credential
* updated Get-PrintableAscii - updated logic to replace ' ' with '(Space)'
* updated Get-PrivateProfileString - replace piping to Out-Null to $null =
* updated Get-ProcessUser - added Credential
* updated Get-ScheduledTaskUser - replaced += with [System.Collections.Arraylist], added Credential
* updated Get-ServiceUser - replaced += with [System.Collections.Arraylist], added Credential
* updated Get-SqlDatabase - replaced += with [System.Collections.Arraylist]
* updated Get-SqlStoredProcedure - replaced += with [System.Collections.Arraylist]
* updated Get-Type - replaced += with [System.Collections.Arraylist]
* updated Get-TypeAccelerator - replaced += with [System.Collections.Arraylist]
* updated Invoke-Speak - replaced += with [System.Collections.Arraylist]
* updated Measure-Char - replaced += with [System.Collections.Arraylist]
* updated Merge-Object - replaced += with [System.Collections.Arraylist]
* updated New-Shortcut - replace piping to Out-Null to $null =
* updated Optimize-SQLIndexFragmentation - replace piping to Out-Null to $null =
* updated Optimize-SQLStoredProcedure - replace piping to Out-Null to $null =
* updated Set-Display - added Credential
* updated Set-PrivateProfileComment - replaced += with [System.Collections.Arraylist]
* updated Set-WindowStyle - replace piping to Out-Null to $null =
* updated Show-Calendar - replaced += with [System.Collections.Arraylist]
* updated Show-FsRight - replaced += with [System.Collections.Arraylist]
* updated Show-NamedColor - replaced += with [System.Collections.Arraylist]
* updated Show-Object - replaced += with [System.Collections.Arraylist]
* updated Show-Progress - replaced += with [System.Collections.Arraylist]
* updated Start-ADReplication - added Credential
* updated Start-RecordSession - replace piping to Out-Null to $null =
* updated Test-IsDate - removed [DateTime] $d | Out-Null
* updated Test-IsNumeric - replaced piping to Out-Null with saving to a variable
* updated Test-MultipleBool - replaced += with [System.Collections.Arraylist]
* updated Test-Password - added Credential
* updated Write-StringArray - replaced += with [System.Collections.Arraylist]
* updated Write-StringHash - changed type of -Hash and error check for hashtable or arraylist
* updated Write-StringHash - replaced += with [System.Collections.Arraylist]
* updated Write-TextMenu - replaced += with [System.Collections.Arraylist]

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Version History

Version Downloads Last updated
2.2.10 (current version) 5,463 10/30/2023
2.2.9 6,605 9/30/2022
2.2.8 1,363 2/25/2022
2.2.7 234 11/17/2021
2.2.6 214 8/2/2021
2.2.5 10 8/2/2021
2.2.4 51 6/30/2021
2.2.3 33 6/3/2021
2.2.1.6 190 3/23/2021
2.2.1.5 64 2/15/2021
2.2.1.4 27 2/8/2021
2.2.1.3 61 12/17/2020
2.2.1.2 84 10/27/2020
2.2.1.1 20 10/12/2020
1.0.0.1 11 10/12/2020
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