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Unable to add data to table [closed]

I am working on a script to get latest backups for AlwaysOn Availability Groups. I used the command Get-DbaAgBackupHistory from dbatools module, passed it a couple of listener names, and wrote the ...
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Unable to execute dbachecks command

i installed dbachecks module in a server. but when i am trying to execute get-dbccheck, it is throwing the below error Populating RepositorySourceLocation property for module Pester. VERBOSE: Loading ...
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Could not load replication libraries | Unable to load one or more of the requested types - DBATools - Test-DbaRepLatency

I get the below message when trying to check replication latency on a couple of servers. From others, I seem to be able to run completely fine without any issues (run from, not against). I have ...
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Passing in multiple instances into the dbatools command GET-DBADBFILE

I am attempting to gather all of the dbfile information on all of our sql instances in one of our environments. It is a fairly large environment and would be tedious to perform one instance at a time. ...
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Migrate database to Azure

I have a 600GB database that I must transfer from an on-premises machine to an on Azure VM machine (IaaS) I would like to use the dbatools copy-database tool for this for this I will have to know what ...
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How can I add timestamp into my table when I use Write-DbaDbTableData?

I am trying to use one table to store the SQL server disk space checking data by dbatools: $allservers_PRD | Get-DbaDiskSpace | Write-DbaDbTableData -SqlInstance MySQL2019 -Database SQL_DBA_TASK -...
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how can I get only the SQL server logins, when we use Export-dbalogin

when we run the export-dbalogin, it will will generate a script(.sql) file, which we will run the in the destination server, then the logins will be migrated, but this command will give both windows ...
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How do I pass a variable into -job on Copy-DbaAgentJob?

I'm trying to query one the source instance and copy across any missing jobs into the destination instance. Everything seems to work except passing the name into -job. Can anyone suggest a fix or ...
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Powershell dbatools combining result of multiple Get-dbaxxx commands to generate a report

I'm new to powershell and dbatools. It is a great tool but when I try to combine the result of few different commands into an array to be exported to csv, it is not providing the intended result. It ...
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Encrypt connection when using sqlcmd

Trying to connect database with an encrypted connection, tried below sql queries: sqlcmd -N -E -S tcp:SQLSERVER,1234 -U username -P password -d Database -Q "INSERT INTO table1 VALUES(1,2,2) ERROR:...
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How to find port using Get-DbaTcpPort

How to find whether the port used by SQL Server is static or dynamic using Get-DbaTcpPort dbatools command? Below command doesn't show whether it's static/dynamic: Get-DbaTcpPort -sqlinstance TEST ...
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Should dbatools be installed on all SQL Servers

I'm looking to leverage dbatools powershell module for our SQL Server management needs. The install process does not lend itself for installation across a large number of servers. Is it really ...
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Importing dbatools module into Azure Automation Account

Has anyone managed to import dbatools module into Azure Automation Account? I tried to do it in several ways, but every time the installation fails: different versions checked from 0.9.* to the ...
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Sync Server Objects when having two or more Availability Groups

Lets imagine that i have two servers/nodes with TWO availability groups Group01 and Group02. I will need to ensure that the server objects are all the time recreated over the secondary replica. If i ...
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Can Set-DbaAgReplica filter any SqlInstances out

I have been working with an Availability Group with an extra asyncronous secondary, that is always set to manual failover. I am worried that if I ran: Get-DbaAgReplica -SqlInstance x -...
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Process to change collation on a database

I've been asked to change the collation on a database that has been in production for a few years as it was not set correctly at the time of deployment. So my research shows that in order change ...
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get-dbabackuphistory bug in high availability environment

I am very fond of dbatools.io for SQL Server DBA maintenance For some time now I have been using get-dbabackuphistory to check the backups of the last week on all databases / instances. Currently we ...
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dbatools start-dbamigration running very slowly

I am trying to use the powershell module dbatools to migrate one SQL Server instance to a new instance on a VM. The new VM is on a different physical server than the source. I am not migrating the ...
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DBATools - pass through flat file configs to Agent Job Commands

I'm experimenting with source controlling my SQL Agent Jobs & Schedules as .json files and deploying them with the dbatools SQL Agent command suite. Given $sa = Get-Credential and foo.config of ...
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DBATools offline install - export-dbainstance was not found

I followed the instruction at https://dbatools.io/offline/: download zip & unzip run $env:PSModulePath to find all the paths. copy to C:\Program Files\WindowsPowerShell\Modules. run Get-ChildItem ...
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dbatools - Copy all jobs to the other node - selected jobs only

Is it possible to copy all sql server agent jobs using dbatools from one node to another, except a particular job? or perhaps just copy a set of jobs?
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How can the System databases in SQL Server 2016 be moved using Powershell?

I'm trying to move the system databases using Powershell ie. without using any T-SQL. Using SMO : Install-Module SQL-SMO $smo = New-SMO -ServerName localhost $smo.databases["TempDB"]....
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dbatools, DbcCheck LastBackup

Last week I started testing dbccheck on my test system. I found one strange thing, and I have no idea what is the problem, last fullbackup is few hours old, but dbccheck print an error. Following you ...
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Test-DbaDiskAlignment Not Working

PS H:\> Test-DbaDiskAlignment -ComputerName Test_Server WARNING: [Test-DbaDiskAlignment][22:09:54] Can't connect to Test_Server WARNING: [Test-DbaDiskAlignment][22:09:54] CIM query to ...
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SQL Agent PowerShell task never finishes

I'm quite new to PowerShell, and now I've found dbatools.io, where I would like to run a PowerShell task in SQL Agent like $ExportPath = $env:TEMP + '\DriveSpace.csv' $datatable = Import-Csv $...
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SQL Agent PowerShell Syntax Error

I am attempting to setup a PowerShell script within a SQL Agent job (SQL Server 2016). I'm using a third party module, DBATOOLS.psd1 which appears to be where I'm getting my syntax error. Currently my ...
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Get-MSSQLLinkPasswords Powershell script doesn't seem to work under SQL Server 2016

I've been using the Get-MSSQLLinkPasswords Powershell script for a long time and it has been a huge help. The script decrypts the passwords for all linked servers on a particular Windows server and ...