SPCmdlet.WriteError Method (Exception, , Object)

Writes the details of non-terminating errors to the screen as an error message and logs the details in a log file.

Namespace:  Microsoft.SharePoint.PowerShell
Assembly:  Microsoft.SharePoint.PowerShell (in Microsoft.SharePoint.PowerShell.dll)

protected void WriteError(
	Exception exception,
	ErrorCategory category,
	Object target
)

Parameters

exception
Type: System.Exception

The exception that indicates the non-terminating error.

category
Type: ErrorCategory

Literal description of the error.

target
Type: System.Object

The instance, or its identity, that failed to process.

When this method is called, an error record is sent to the error pipeline and control is then returned to the cmdlet to continue processing.

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