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Get-CMCategory

Updated: September 1, 2013

Applies To: System Center 2012 Configuration Manager SP1

Get-CMCategory

Gets configuration categories in Configuration Manager.

Syntax

Parameter Set: GetCategoryByName
Get-CMCategory [-CategoryType <CategoryType> {UserCategories | BaselineCategories | DriverCategories | AppCategories | GlobalCondition | CatalogCategories} ] [-Name <String[]> ] [ <CommonParameters>]

Parameter Set: GetCategoryById
Get-CMCategory [-Id <String[]> ] [ <CommonParameters>]




Detailed Description

The Get-CMCategory cmdlet gets configuration categories in Microsoft System Center 2012 Configuration Manager. Configuration categories offer an optional method of sorting and filtering configuration baselines and configuration items in System Center 2012 Configuration Manager and Configuration Manager reports.

Parameters

-CategoryType<CategoryType>

Specifies a category type. Valid values for this parameter are:

-- BaselineCategories
-- DriverCategories
-- AppCategories
-- GlobalCondition
-- CatalogCategories


Aliases

none

Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

True (ByPropertyName)

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-Id<String[]>

Specifies an array of IDs of configuration categories.


Aliases

CategoryinstanceUniqueid

Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

True (ByPropertyName)

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-Name<String[]>

Specifies an array of names of configuration categories.


Aliases

LocalizedCategoryInstanceName

Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

True (ByPropertyName)

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

<CommonParameters>

This cmdlet supports the common parameters: -Verbose, -Debug, -ErrorAction, -ErrorVariable, -OutBuffer, and -OutVariable. For more information, see about_CommonParameters.

Inputs

The input type is the type of the objects that you can pipe to the cmdlet.

Outputs

The output type is the type of the objects that the cmdlet emits.

Examples

Example 1: Get configuration categories by using a name

This command gets configuration driver categories in Configuration Manager that have the name NewLaptopDriverSet.


PS C:\> Get-CMCategory -CategoryType "DriverCategories" -Name "NewLaptopDriverSet"

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