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@GitHub Copilot - This PowerShell script appears to be a template for a cmdlet that performs some kind of email validation. The script defines a cmdlet with a number of parameters, including $ApiKey, $EmailAddress, and $somethingelse. The ValueFromPipelineByPropertyName attribute on the $somethingelse parameter indicates that the cmdlet can accept input from the pipeline based on the property name. The Alias attribute provides an alternative name for the parameter.

The BEGIN block is commented out, but it appears to set the security protocol and define some variables related to an API endpoint for email validation. The PROCESS block contains a loop that iterates over each item in the $####s array. The $#### variable is assigned the value of the current item, and a try-catch-finally block is used to define a $properties hash table. The New-Object cmdlet is used to create a new PSObject with the properties defined in the $properties hash table, and the object is written to the output stream with Write-Output.

The END block is empty, so it doesn’t do anything.

Without more context, it’s difficult to say exactly what this cmdlet is supposed to do or how it fits into a larger script or module. However, it appears to be a basic template for a cmdlet that performs some kind of email validation and outputs a PSObject with properties based on the input.







    Author:     Luke Leigh



[CmdletBinding(DefaultParameterSetName = 'default')]

    [Parameter(Mandatory = $True,
        HelpMessage = "####",
        ValueFromPipeline = $false,
        ValueFromPipelineByPropertyName = $True)]

    [Parameter(Mandatory = $True,
        HelpMessage = "####",
        ValueFromPipeline = $false,
        ValueFromPipelineByPropertyName = $True)]


    # [Net.ServicePointManager]::SecurityProtocol = [Net.SecurityProtocolType]::Tls12
    # $SiteURL = ""
    # $AccessKey = ("?access_key=" + "$ApiKey")
    # $Address = ("&email=" + "$EmailAddress")
    # $smtp = "&smtp=1"
    # $format = "&format=1"
    # # $catchall = "&catch_all=1" (Disabled, requires Pro Account)
    # $ValidationResults = Invoke-RestMethod -Method Get -Uri ($SiteURL + $AccessKey + $Address + $smtp + $format + $catchall)


    foreach ($item in $####s) {
        $#### = $item | Select-Object -Property *

        try {
            $properties = @{

        catch {
            $properties = @{

        Finally {
            $obj = New-Object -TypeName PSObject -Property $properties
            Write-Output $obj




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