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NAME
Import-Clixml

SYNOPSIS
Imports a CLIXML file and creates corresponding objects within Windows PowerShell.

SYNTAX
Import-Clixml [-Path] []


DESCRIPTION
The Import-Clixml cmdlet imports a CLIXML file with data that represents Microsoft .NET Framework objects and creat
es the objects in Windows PowerShell.


PARAMETERS
-Path
Specifies the location of the XML files to be converted into Windows PowerShell objects.

Required? true
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 a path to Import-Clixml.


OUTPUTS
PSObject
Import-Clixml returns objects that have been deserialized from the stored XML files.


NOTES


When specifying multiple values for a parameter, use commas to separate the values. For example, " me> , ".


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

C:\PS>get-process | export-clixml pi.xml

C:\PS> $processes = import-clixml pi.xml


Description
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This command uses the Export-Clixml cmdlet to save a serialized copy of the process information returned by Get-Pro
cess. It then uses Import-Clixml to retrieve the contents of the serialized file and re-create an object that is st
ored in the $processes variable.






RELATED LINKS
Online version: http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=113340