How to save CurrentUser as String
by the_hutch at 2012-12-07 11:26:19
When I use the command, "Get-CurrentUser" it outputs the username for the person running the script. The output looks like this:
AuthenticationType : Kerberos
ImpersonationLevel : None
IsAuthenticated : True
IsGuest : False
IsSystem : False
IsAnonymous : False
Name : domainname\username
Owner : ——–
User : ——-
Groups : ——–
Token : ——-
I wanted to assign this entire output to a string. Was trying this:
[string]$User = Get-CurrentUser
The value of $User becomes "System.Security.Principal.WindowsIdentity" instead of a string of the output above. Does anyone know how I can save the output from Get-CurrentUser to a string variable?
by RichardSiddaway at 2012-12-07 11:34:14
$user = Get-CurrentUser | Out-String
by the_hutch at 2012-12-07 11:43:42
Thanks Richard. Appreciate the quick reply.
by RichardSiddaway at 2012-12-09 02:37:51
You're very welcome
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