Fixing Powershell Params “The input to an assignment operator must be an object that is able to accept assignments”

Problem: The input to an assignment operator must be an object that is able to accept assignments

Write-Host "Ahoy hoy!"
param(
    [Parameter(Mandatory=$true)][string]$path,
    [Parameter(Mandatory=$true)][string]$environment="example" # error here
)

Solution: You’ve got a problem with your params. In my case I had a statement before declaring the params section. Params should be at the start of the file, or at the start of a function.

param(
    [Parameter(Mandatory=$true)][string]$path,
    [Parameter(Mandatory=$true)][string]$environment="example" # error here
)
Write-Host "Ahoy hoy!"

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