PowerTip: Store PowerShell Credentials

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Summary: Store your Windows PowerShell credentials in a variable for later use.

Hey, Scripting Guy! Question How can I store alternate credentials for repeated use in my Windows PowerShell session?

Hey, Scripting Guy! AnswerUse the Get-Credential cmdlet to prompt for a credential, and store the results in a variable:

$credential = Get-Credential



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