PowerTip: Recurse Specific Number of Levels with PowerShell 5

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Summary: Learn how to recurse a specific number of levels in a directory with Windows PowerShell 5.0.

Hey, Scripting Guy! Question How can I recurse only three levels into a deeply nested directory structure?

Hey, Scripting Guy! Answer In Windows PowerShell 5.0, the Get-ChildItem cmdlet has a new –Depth parameter
           that will control how deeply to recurse, for example:

Get-childitem c:\fso –recurse –depth 3

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