Powershell: How Can I Determine Local Path from UNC Path?

The Problem
Usually we know the UNC path(like \\server\share\file_path), we need get the local physical path, so we can login to that machine, go to that path and make some change.

The Solution
We can use WMI(Windows Management Instrumentation) to get and operate on windows management information. Win32_Share represents a shared resource on a computer system running Windows.

In Powershell, we can use get-wmiobject  to get WIM class and -filter to specify the share name.

So now the solution is obvious: just one command line:
get-wmiobject -class "Win32_Share" -namespace "root\cimv2" -computername "computername" -filter "name='uncpath'" | select name,path

Output:
name                path
----                   ----

share-name        e:\users\somefolder
Reference
get-wmiobject
Win32_Share
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