Long file paths

Long file paths – greater than 260 characters – have been a pain to deal with in Windows.

There is an argument that you should avoid file paths of that length but sometimes you don’t have any choice – when you inherit a file structure for instance.

The following cmdlets from the NTFSsecurity module I recently highlighted are designed to work with long file paths.


Hopefully, this will make dealing with long file paths easier in the future

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1 Response to Long file paths

  1. I apologize if this isn’t the place for this thought but since the rollout of PowerShell.Core, what (Richard) has been your favorite IDE for working in PowerShell? Thank you! and cheers!

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