Getting Data In

Scripted input printing System.object[] instead of string?

Path Finder

I have a batch file that executes PowerShell like so:


disabled = 0
interval = 60
index = main

The script is (myscript.bat):

type "%PROGRAMFILES%\Splunk\etc\apps\TA-myapp\bin\print-info.ps1" | powershell.exe -noprofile -

The PowerShell we are executing is (print-info.ps1):

$ProcessList = (Get-Process | select Name,Handle)
$ProcessList | Add-Member scriptmethod ToString { 'Name="{0}" Handle="{1}"' -f $this.Name, $this.Handle } -Force
$ProcessList.ToString() | Out-File -Append -NoClobber -Encoding utf8 -FilePath "$env:programfiles\Splunk\etc\apps\TA-myapp\spool\print-info.log"

If I execute the .BAT script manually (double clicking it), this works fine and the file is appended with text as I expect. If Splunk executes it, the file is instead appended with


How do I get Splunk to output the string that it's supposed to be outputting?

We are unable to use the PowerShell modular input in our environment.

Get Updates on the Splunk Community!

Adoption of RUM and APM at Splunk

    Unleash the power of Splunk Observability   Watch Now In this can't miss Tech Talk! The Splunk Growth ...

March Community Office Hours Security Series Uncovered!

Hello Splunk Community! In March, Splunk Community Office Hours spotlighted our fabulous Splunk Threat ...

Stay Connected: Your Guide to April Tech Talks, Office Hours, and Webinars!

Take a look below to explore our upcoming Community Office Hours, Tech Talks, and Webinars in April. This post ...