Gets PowerShell components that are instrumented for tracing.
Source [[-Name] <String>] [<CommonParameters>]
Get-TraceSource cmdlet gets the trace sources for PowerShell components that are currently in
use. You can use the data to determine which PowerShell components you can trace. When tracing, the
component generates detailed messages about each step in its internal processing. Developers use the
trace data to monitor data flow, program execution, and errors.
The tracing cmdlets were designed for PowerShell developers, but they are available to all users.
Example 1: Get trace sources by name
Get-TraceSource -Name "*provider*"
This command gets all of the trace sources that have names that include provider.
Example 2: Get all trace sources
This command gets all of the PowerShell components that can be traced.
Specifies the trace sources to get. Wildcards are permitted. The parameter name Name is optional.
|Accept pipeline input:||True|
|Accept wildcard characters:||True|
You can pipe a string that contains the name of a trace source to this cmdlet.
This cmdlet returns objects representing the trace sources.