Where to place $ErrorActionPreference = "Stop"

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  • #73064

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    Hi,
    In my script I have used try and catch, what is the difference when I place $ErrorActionPreference = "Stop" inside the Try braces or if I place it in the start of the script before try braces.

    Thanks,
    Kishor

  • #73066

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    The difference is the time you set the preference. In the start it will be valid for all command that come after it.

    BTW: You don't have to use $ErrorActionPreference. It's enough when you put the parameter -ErrorAction Stop to the cmdlet in the try block.

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      Thankyou Olaf!

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