PowerShell is a task-based command-line shell and scripting language built on .NET.
PowerShell is available on all recent Windows Desktop OSes. It also has embedded ODBC support, thus offering a quick and accessible way to connect to Elasticsearch.
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While putting the following instructions into a script file is not an absolute requirement, doing so will make it easier to extend and
reuse. The following instructions exemplify how to execute a simple SELECT query from an existing index in your Elasticsearch instance, using a DSN
configured in advance. Open a new file,
select.ps1, and place the following instructions in it:
$connectstring = "DSN=Local Elasticsearch;" $sql = "SELECT * FROM library" $conn = New-Object System.Data.Odbc.OdbcConnection($connectstring) $conn.open() $cmd = New-Object system.Data.Odbc.OdbcCommand($sql,$conn) $da = New-Object system.Data.Odbc.OdbcDataAdapter($cmd) $dt = New-Object system.Data.datatable $null = $da.fill($dt) $conn.close() $dt
Now open a PowerShell shell and simply execute the script: