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How a Powershell For Loop can Run a Command Multiple Times


In PowerShell, you can use a for loop to run a command multiple times. The syntax for a for loop in PowerShell is similar to other programming languages like C# and JavaScript. Here's a basic example of how you can use a for loop to run a command multiple times:

for ($i = 0; $i -lt 5; $i++) {
    Write-Host "Iteration $($i + 1)"
    # Run your command here
    # For example:
    # Get-Process
}

In this example:

$i = 0: This initializes a variable $i to 0. This variable will serve as the loop counter.

$i -lt 5: This is the condition for the loop to continue running. The loop will continue as long as $i is less than 5.

$i++: This increments the value of $i by 1 after each iteration of the loop.

Within the loop, you can put any command you want to run multiple times. In the example above, Write-Host "Iteration $($i + 1)" is just a demonstration; you can replace it with your desired command.

So, if you want to run a command 10 times, you would change $i -lt 5 to $i -lt 10, indicating that the loop should continue until $i is less than 10.

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Posted: 2024-03-01
By: dwirch
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