LKBEN11553: How to show the last exit code from a powershell script.


You have a powershell script which returns an exit code and you need to find out what it is.


With a cmd we use the errorlevel like this: echo %ErrorLevel%


If a powershell script returns an exit code, most of the time exit 0 is used for success and 1 for an error, you can use the following to show the result in the powershell:


You can also write it like this:


When the return code comes from a cmd, you use


Have fun.


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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: 14/04/2022 | Comment: