This community-built FAQ covers the “Manipulate Files in PowerShell” exercise from the lesson “Scripting Challenges”.
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Cybersecurity Analyst Interview Prep
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There is a bug in this exercise, but no one reacts to the notification/report, you don’t get any response?
The syntaxes are correct and the result can be seen in the required tab, but the answer is not validated.
Resetting the exercise didn’t help.
Has anyone else encountered this problem?
I got the same thing. I just moved away from the exercise
Having the same issue and I tested with running the script. not sure why it saying its wrong
I contacted support, and they fixed it, running
Add-Content ./HelloWorld.ps1 "Write-Host 'Hello World'" should work now!
Great! The script outputs the text as expected.
Now let us replace the script contents with the command
Move-Item ./Lab* -Destination /home/ccuser/workspace/cybersecurity-analyst-prep-pwsh/PowerShell_Lab/ so we can automate the organization task of moving lab files around.
how can we solve task 4, i have tried everything.
Same issue I have been having. I just emailed Codecademy support and hopefully they can resolve this issue.
some here and did not work for me
What about the next one , I am having problems to pass this one
Set-Contente HelloWorld.ps1 Hello World is not working like this and I don’t know what’s wrong
After running the script to see what returns I noticed that the script has a BaseType of System.Object - which means that we would have to add -Value before writing in the text from the assignment in parentheses.
PS read-write-files-in-pwsh> ./HelloWorld.ps1
IsPublic IsSerial Name BaseType
True True String System.Object
PS read-write-files-in-pwsh> Set-Content HelloWorld.ps1 -Value “Move-Item ./Lab* -Destination /home/ccuser/workspace/cybersecurity-analyst-prep-pwsh/PowerShell_Lab/”
Try adding -Value after HelloWorld.ps1