Space command one-liner, output in GB?

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    by JB3 at 2012-09-07 11:17:46

    Hey all, new to the forum but have lurked for a while.

    I use a space command to get files over 100MB, but I really want to display this info in GB. / 1GB does not seem to work properly, any ideas?

    Here is the command I use:
    gci c:\ -rec | where {$_.Length -gt 100mb}

    by willsteele at 2012-09-07 11:35:13

    You can add a select statement after your where cmdlet and create an expression within your select to get you in the ballpark.

    gci c:\ -rec | where {$_.Length -gt 100mb} | select mode, lastwritetime, @{e={"{0:0}GB" -f ($_.length/1gb)};l='Length'}, Name

    by JB3 at 2012-09-07 11:53:32

    Thanks Will, worked perfectly to my needs, also worked when changed to MB. Where would I add the -comp computername in the statement to run this on a remote server?

    by DonJ at 2012-09-07 11:59:33

    GCI doesn't have a -computerName parameter. You can use it with a UNC path (like \\SERVER\SHARE\FOLDER). If the remote machine has PowerShell Remoting enabled, then you'd send the entire command to it via Invoke-Command.

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