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New-WindowsDiscoveryConfiguration

New-WindowsDiscoveryConfiguration

Creates an object that describes computers to discover.

Syntax

Parameter Set: FromComputerNames
New-WindowsDiscoveryConfiguration [-ComputerName] <String[]> [[-PerformVerification]] [[-ComputerType] <DiscoveryComputerType> ] [[-ActionAccountCredential] <PSCredential> ] [ <CommonParameters>]

Parameter Set: FromLdapQueryDiscoveryCriteria
New-WindowsDiscoveryConfiguration [-LdapQueryDiscoveryCriteria] <LdapQueryDiscoveryCriteria> [[-PerformVerification]] [[-ComputerType] <DiscoveryComputerType> ] [[-ActionAccountCredential] <PSCredential> ] [ <CommonParameters>]




Detailed Description

Creates an object that describes computers to discover. Creates a new WindowsDiscoveryConfiguration object used to discover computers.

Parameters

-ActionAccountCredential<PSCredential>

Specifies the account credentials to use in the discovery.


Aliases

none

Required?

false

Position?

5

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

true (ByValue)

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-ComputerName<String[]>

Specifies a computer or set of computers to discover information about. The names of the computers are entered as strings. To enter more than one name, separate them by using commas.


Aliases

none

Required?

true

Position?

1

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

true (ByValue)

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-ComputerType<DiscoveryComputerType>

Specifies the type of the computer to discover.The following lists the acceptable values for this parameter:


Aliases

none

Required?

false

Position?

4

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

true (ByValue)

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-LdapQueryDiscoveryCriteria<LdapQueryDiscoveryCriteria>

Specifies an LDAPQueryDiscoveryCriteria object to use for the windows discovery. Use new-LdapQueryDiscoveryCriteria to create one of these objects.


Aliases

none

Required?

true

Position?

2

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

true (ByValue)

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-PerformVerification

Determines whether to perform verification.


Aliases

none

Required?

false

Position?

3

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

true (ByValue)

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

<CommonParameters>

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

Notes

  • For more information, type "Get-Help New-WindowsDiscoveryConfiguration -detailed". For technical information, type "Get-Help New-WindowsDiscoveryConfiguration -full".
    When specifying multiple values for a parameter, use commas to separate the values. For example, "<parameter-name> <value1>, <value2>".

Examples

-------------- EXAMPLE 1 --------------

This command creates a type of object (WindowsDiscoveryConfiguration) that describes the computer named "fabrikam" so that information about that computer can be discovered by using the start-Discovery cmdlet. The command stores the configuration information in the $win_dis_cfg variable for later use. Type $win_dis_cfg to see the contents of this object.


C:\PS>$win_dis_cfg = new-windowsdiscoveryconfiguration -computername "fabrikam"

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