INTELLIGENT WORK FORUMS
FOR COMPUTER PROFESSIONALS

Log In

Come Join Us!

Are you a
Computer / IT professional?
Join Tek-Tips Forums!
  • Talk With Other Members
  • Be Notified Of Responses
    To Your Posts
  • Keyword Search
  • One-Click Access To Your
    Favorite Forums
  • Automated Signatures
    On Your Posts
  • Best Of All, It's Free!

*Tek-Tips's functionality depends on members receiving e-mail. By joining you are opting in to receive e-mail.

Posting Guidelines

Promoting, selling, recruiting, coursework and thesis posting is forbidden.

Jobs

Working with Variables

Working with Variables

(OP)
I am working on extracting a variable with powershell for a Citrix farm.

I use:

$farmname = Get-XAFarm | Select-Object farmname

this puts the below into the variable

FarmName
--------
MY FARM NAME HERE

I just need to pull the farm name itself or trim the rest off. So i don't need:

FarmName
--------

Is there a way to only get what I need?

RE: Working with Variables

What do you get with:

CODE -->

$farmname = Get-XAFarm 


Light travels faster than sound. That's why some people appear bright until you hear them speak.

RE: Working with Variables

Show us the contents of the function Get-XAFarm.

-Carl
"The glass is neither half-full nor half-empty: it's twice as big as it needs to be."

    For this site's posting policies, click here.

RE: Working with Variables

Carl,
I'm sure what you're asking for. Get-XAFarm is a cmdlet from the Citrix XenApp snapin

However, this is what I get when I run the command:

CODE -->

## Add Citrix Snapin
Add-PSSnapin Citrix.XenApp.Commands

## Get the farm object
PS C:\> $farm = Get-XAFarm
PS C:\> $farm
FarmName : <My Farm Name> ServerVersion : 6.5.0 AdministratorType : Full MachineName : <My Server>
## Get the farm name as a string PS C:\> $farmname = $farm.farmname PS C:\> $farmname
<My Farm Name>


Light travels faster than sound. That's why some people appear bright until you hear them speak.

Red Flag This Post

Please let us know here why this post is inappropriate. Reasons such as off-topic, duplicates, flames, illegal, vulgar, or students posting their homework.

Red Flag Submitted

Thank you for helping keep Tek-Tips Forums free from inappropriate posts.
The Tek-Tips staff will check this out and take appropriate action.

Reply To This Thread

Posting in the Tek-Tips forums is a member-only feature.

Click Here to join Tek-Tips and talk with other members!

Resources

Close Box

Join Tek-Tips® Today!

Join your peers on the Internet's largest technical computer professional community.
It's easy to join and it's free.

Here's Why Members Love Tek-Tips Forums:

Register now while it's still free!

Already a member? Close this window and log in.

Join Us             Close