This PowerShell module is included as part the Virtual Engine App-V 5.0 PowerShell modules download. For installation details, please refer to the Installing the New App-V 5 PowerShell Modules post. Note: This module requires PowerShell 3.0 and the Microsoft .Net Framework 4.5.

Description

This function attempts to extract the contents of the specifed file from a compressed .APPV package/archive and return the contents as a System.Xml.XmlDocument object.

Syntax

Get-AppV5File [-AppV] <String> [-File] <String> [<CommonParameters>]

Parameters

-AppV <String>

The source App-V 5.0 package/archive .APPV file

Required? true
Position? 1
Default value
Accept pipeline input? false
Accept wildcard characters? false

-File <String>

Required? true
Position? 2
Default value
Accept pipeline input? false
Accept wildcard characters? false

<CommonParameters>
This cmdlet supports the common parameters: Verbose, Debug,
ErrorAction, ErrorVariable, WarningAction, WarningVariable,
OutBuffer and OutVariable. For more information, see
about_CommonParameters (http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=113216).

Examples

Extracts the AppxManifest.xml file from the App-V 5.0 c:\package.appv file and returns the contents as a System.Xml.XmlDocument object. Note: For the standard .APPV XML files it is recommended you use the Get-AppV5FileXml (GAppV5FX) command.

C:\PS>Get-AppV5File -AppV c:\package.appv -XML AppxManifest.xml

Code Snippet

C:\PS> $APPV = Get-AppV5File -AppV c:\package.appv -XML AppxManifest.xml
C:\PS> $APPV.Package.Identity.PackageId
b6299ba1-bb16-4ed5-b50c-c4ec5843d9a9
C:\PS>

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