Chapter 14. Errors and exceptions
|14.2||Dealing with errors that terminate execution|
|14.3||Debugging with the host APIs|
|14.4||Capturing session output|
|14.5||PowerShell and the event log|
Progress, far from consisting in change, depends on retentiveness. Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.
George Santayana, The Life of Reason
It’s always useful to keep in mind that PowerShell isn’t “just” a shell or scripting language. Its primary purpose is to be an automation tool and perform critical management tasks on a server, such as send software updates, inspect log files, or provision user accounts. You need to be sure that either the task is completed properly or the reason for failure ...