Appending date/time to the log file name... Windows has me stumped

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Appending date/time to the log file name... Windows has me stumped

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I'm running a simple task that creates a log file. But I've been unsuccessful getting a timestamp appended to the filename.

Basically I have working in PowerShell...
foobar.exe -logs > .\mylogs\record.log

What I want the output file to be named is record-20221128-023321.log. Either I'm too dense to figure this out, or this is a place where Windows comes up short in contrast to Linux.

With Debian I use this...
foobar.exe -logs > .\mylogs\record-$(date +\%Y\%m\%d-\%H\%M\%S).log

Of course Windows has no part of that.

I've spent most of a day trying to sort through this, but alas, Google has not been cooperative.

On the off-chance someone here might know some Windows command voodoo... I'm hoping for a hint of what to do. Thanks all!
 
Its been a while and my PS-fu is a little rusty, but I think you need the Get-Date cmdlet...and use the -Format or -UFormat flags, eg

Code:
Get-Date -Format "dddd MM/dd/yyyy HH:mm:ss "

...uses the .Net formatting style. Or, to use the UFormat style which is more Linux-like:

Code:
Get-Date -UFormat "%m %d %Y %R "

See link for details of the UFormat elements.

These are the basics but you'll hopefully get the gist.
 

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