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NAME
Get-TraceSource

SYNOPSIS
Gets the Windows PowerShell components that are instrumented for tracing.

SYNTAX
Get-TraceSource [[-Name] ] []


DESCRIPTION
The Get-TraceSource cmdlet gets the trace sources for Windows PowerShell components that are currently in use. You
can use the data to determine which Windows PowerShell components you can trace. When tracing, the component genera
tes detailed messages about each step in its internal processing. Developers use the trace data to monitor data flo
w, program execution, and errors. The tracing cmdlets were designed for Windows PowerShell developers, but they are
available to all users.


PARAMETERS
-Name
Gets only the specified trace sources. Wildcards are permitted. The parameter name ("Name") is optional.

Required? false
Position? 1
Default value
Accept pipeline input? true (ByValue, ByPropertyName)
Accept wildcard characters? false


This cmdlet supports the common parameters: Verbose, Debug,
ErrorAction, ErrorVariable, WarningAction, WarningVariable,
OutBuffer and OutVariable. For more information, type,
"get-help about_commonparameters".

INPUTS
System.String
You can pipe a string that contains the name of a trace source to Get-TraceSource.


OUTPUTS
System.Management.Automation.PSTraceSource
Get-TraceSource returns objects that represent the trace sources.


NOTES





-------------------------- EXAMPLE 1 --------------------------

C:\PS>get-traceSource *provider*


Description
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This command gets all of the trace sources that have names that include "provider".





-------------------------- EXAMPLE 2 --------------------------

C:\PS>get-tracesource


Description
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This command gets all of the Windows PowerShell components that can be traced.






RELATED LINKS
Online version: http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=113333
Set-TraceSource
Trace-Command