Test if a script is running as an admin and elevate if needed

if (!(Test-SrvIsAdministrator)) {
        #not running as an admin, elevate"

        $arguments = "& '" + $myinvocation.mycommand.definition + "'"
        $arguments = "-noexit " + $arguments

        Start-Process "$psHome\powershell.exe" -Verb runAs -ArgumentList $arguments

#here put everything that needes to run with elevated privileges
  • Put the above code at the beggining of your script and everything your script will run with elevated priviliges
  • You mey need to confirm UAC prompt


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