Gaprofitt17
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-ExpandProperty importing data from CSV file

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$VMlist = Import-Csv -Path /temp/5192020.csv -UseCulture | select -ExpandProperty Name

Get-VM -Name $VMlist | where {$_.PowerState -eq "PoweredOn"}

I have Name in my first column, first cell and the list of VM's below this in the .csv file  I get this error..  Am I trying to use something that's been deprecated?

Get-VM -Name $VMlist | where {$_.PowerState -eq "PoweredOn"}

     |               ~~~~~~~

     | Cannot validate argument on parameter 'Name'. The argument is null, empty, or an element of the argument collection contains a null value. Supply a collection that does not contain any null

     | values and then try the command again.

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LucD
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What does the Import-Csv return?

Import-Csv -Path /temp/5192020.csv -UseCulture


Blog: lucd.info  Twitter: @LucD22  Co-author PowerCLI Reference

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LucD
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What does the Import-Csv return?

Import-Csv -Path /temp/5192020.csv -UseCulture


Blog: lucd.info  Twitter: @LucD22  Co-author PowerCLI Reference

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Gaprofitt17
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It would read it but not display anything, same thing happens on a bunch of my CSV files.  I created some new ones and it's working fine, must have some hidden formatting in there or something..

Thanks.

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