Flow control statements are used in the shell to run one or more commands based on the result of a conditional test. You can use the
If statement to test one or more conditional statements, and you can also use
switch statements when multiple
If statements would otherwise be required. This recipe will show you how to control the flow of execution that your scripts will use in the shell.
Let's store the status of a database called
DB1 in a variable that can be used to perform some conditional checks:
$DB1 = Get-MailboxDatabase DB1 -Status
When using an
If statement, you use the
If keyword followed by an expression enclosed in parenthesis that performs a conditional check. If the expression is evaluated ...