LKBEN11520: Copy a file to a destination with powershell


You need to copy a single file from A to B


Often needed for automation


To copy a single file, you use the Copy-File command.

Here is a simple example:

## The targetdir needs to exist!
$testDir = "C:\program files\targetdir"
Copy-File -Path 'C:\temp\testclient.exe' -Destination $testDir

Have fun.


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About the Author

Author: Wim Peeters - Keskon GmbH & Co. KG

Wim Peeters is electronics engineer with an additional master in IT and over 30 years of experience, including time spent in support, development, consulting, training and database administration. Wim has worked with SQL Server since version 6.5. He has developed in C/C++, Java and C# on Windows and Linux. He writes knowledge base articles to solve IT problems and publishes them on the Lubby Knowledge Platform.

Latest update: 21/09/2021 | Comment: