Monthly Archive: March 2017

All-in-one Get-User cmdlet: Part 6 – Formatting & Mailbox Statistics

It’s pretty obvious that our Get-MITUser cmdlet isn’t yet as visually usable as Microsoft’s cmdlets. You can always modify the formatting of a cmdlet by piping it to a Format-* command. First of all this is inconvenient to have to do each time, but also the output of this isn’t your original object but an entirely different formatting object. You can no longer operate on it as an object. For example try obtaining the DisplayName from an object that has been formatted – it won’t work.