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Enable-WdsBootImage

Windows Server 2012 R2 and Windows 8.1

Updated: October 17, 2013

Applies To: Windows 8.1, Windows PowerShell 4.0, Windows Server 2012 R2

Enable-WdsBootImage

Enables a boot image.

Syntax

Parameter Set: BootImageName
Enable-WdsBootImage -Architecture <Architecture> -ImageName <String> [-AsJob] [-CimSession <CimSession[]> ] [-FileName <String> ] [-ThrottleLimit <Int32> ] [ <CommonParameters>]




Detailed Description

The Enable-WdsBootImage cmdlet enables a boot image in the Windows Deployment Services Image Store that is currently disabled. When a boot image enabled, clients that use Pre-Boot Execution Environment (PXE) to boot to the Windows Deployment Services server can access the boot image.

Specify the boot image by using the ImageName and Architecture parameters. If the image name and architecture do not uniquely identify the image, also specify the FileName parameter.

Parameters

-Architecture<Architecture>

Specifies an architecture. This is the architecture of the boot image. Because you can use the same image name for boot images in different architectures, specify this this parameter to ensure that you enable the correct image. The acceptable values for this parameter are: 

-- ARM
-- ia64
-- x64
-- x86


Aliases

none

Required?

true

Position?

named

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

True (ByPropertyName)

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-AsJob

Runs the cmdlet as a background job. Use this parameter to run commands that take a long time to complete. The cmdlet immediately returns an object that represents the job and then displays the command prompt. You can continue to work in the session while the job completes. To manage the job, use the *-Job cmdlets. To get the job results, use the Receive-Job cmdlet. For more information about Windows PowerShell® background jobs, see about_Jobs.


Aliases

none

Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

false

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-CimSession<CimSession[]>

Runs the cmdlet in a remote session or on a remote computer. Enter a computer name or a session object, such as the output of a New-CimSession or Get-CimSession cmdlet. The default is the current session on the local computer.


Aliases

Session

Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

false

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-FileName<String>

Specifies a file name. This is the file name of the boot image. Use this parameter to specify the file name for the boot image if the boot image name does not uniquely identify the image.


Aliases

none

Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

True (ByPropertyName)

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-ImageName<String>

Specifies the name of an image. This is the name of the image to enable.


Aliases

none

Required?

true

Position?

named

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

True (ByPropertyName)

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-ThrottleLimit<Int32>

Specifies the maximum number of concurrent operations that can be established to run the cmdlet. If this parameter is omitted or a value of 0 is entered, then Windows PowerShell® calculates an optimum throttle limit for the cmdlet based on the number of CIM cmdlets that are running on the computer. The throttle limit applies only to the current cmdlet, not to the session or to the computer.


Aliases

none

Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

false

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.

  • Microsoft.Management.Infrastructure.CimInstance#MSFT_WdsBootImage

Examples

Example 1: Enable a boot image for the x86 architecture

This command enables the boot image named Fabrikam LOB setup (x86) for the x86 architecture.


PS C:\> Enable-WdsBootImage -Architecture x86 -ImageName "Fabrikam LOB setup (x86)"

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