How to resolve "Cannot bind parameter 'Path' to the target" error when using Add-Type in PowerShell Azure runbook?

Karthika Ganesamoorthi 20 Reputation points

Hi, I have added the Microsoft.AnalysisServices.AdomdClient.dll file as a zip file in the module using add module in an Azure PowerShell runbook (version 5.1). I am now referencing it in my PowerShell script using:

Add-Type -Path "C:\Modules\User\Microsoft.AnalysisServices.AdomdClient\Microsoft.AnalysisServices.AdomdClient.dll"

However, I am receiving the following error:

`System.Management.Automation.ParameterBindingException: Cannot bind parameter 'Path' to the target. Exception setting "Path": "Cannot find path 'C:\Modules\User\Microsoft.AnalysisServices.AdomdClient\Microsoft.AnalysisServices.AdomdClient.dll' because it does not exist."

I checked the correct path using the command:

Get-ChildItem -Path C:\ -Filter Microsoft.AnalysisServices.AdomdClient.dll -Recurse -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue

The result is same as what I have written in Add-path.

How can I resolve this error and successfully reference the DLL file in my script?

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  1. Karthika Ganesamoorthi 20 Reputation points

    I ran this command

    Get-ChildItem -Path C:\ -Filter Microsoft.AnalysisServices.AdomdClient.dll -Recurse -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue

    3-4 time, I got new path, Then it worked;