Powershell file copy example. Copy-Item code snippet

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Probably the first scheduled task you want to do is to periodically copy files from one location to another.
Here the small snippet how to do it in powershell:

   1: # defining log destination
   2: $dest ="C:\somedirectory" 
   3:  
   4: #Creating destination directory
   5: New-Item $dest -type directory -force 
   6:  
   7: #File to copy
   8: $iis ="D:\logs\iislog.log"
   9:  
  10: #Performing copy operation
  11: Copy-Item $iis $dest