Add entries to the end of the session history (the commands entered during the current session).
Syntax Add-History [[-inputObject] PSObject] [-passthru] [CommonParameters] key -inputObject PSObject Adds the specified HistoryInfo objects to the session history. You can use this parameter to submit a HistoryInfo object from Get-History, Imp ort-Clixml, or Import-Csv to Add-History. -passthru SwitchParameter Passes the object created by this cmdlet through the pipeline. By default, this cmdlet does not pass any objects through the pipeline. CommonParameters: -Verbose, -Debug, -ErrorAction, -ErrorVariable, -WarningAction, -WarningVariable, -OutBuffer -OutVariable.
Export session history to a file :
C:\PS> get-history | export-csv E:\SessionHist.csv
Import session history from a file (this could be a different session on a different machine):
C:\PS> import-csv SessionHist.csv | add-history
You can also pipe commands directly from get-history to add-history which will re-arrange the order of items in the command line history. Piping history command (either from file or from get-history) to invoke-history will actullly run the commands.
“History teaches us that men and nations behave wisely once they have exhausted all other alternatives” ~ Abba Eban
Related PowerShell Commands:
Equivalent bash command: history - Command Line history