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Set-WsusClassification

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

Set-WsusClassification

Sets whether the classifications of updates that Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) synchronizes are enabled or disabled.

Syntax

Parameter Set: Default
Set-WsusClassification -Classification <WsusClassification> [-Disable] [-Confirm] [-WhatIf] [ <CommonParameters>]




Detailed Description

The Set-WsusClassification cmdlet enables or disables the category of updates (for example security or critical) to be synchronized.

Using this cmdlet without filtering results. The Get-WsusClassification cmdlet must be run, then the results are piped it into this cmdlet.

Using this cmdlet with filtered results. The Get-WsusClassification cmdlet must be run, then results are filtered using the Where-Object cmdlet and piped into this cmdlet.

Parameters

-Classification<WsusClassification>

Specifies the classification of updates that are to be synchronized. If the Disable parameter is used, then this parameter specifies the classification of updates that are not to be synchronized. This parameter value is piped from the Get-WsusClassification cmdlet.


Aliases

none

Required?

true

Position?

named

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

true (ByValue)

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-Disable

Specifies that updates are not to be synchronized for the specified classification.


Aliases

none

Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

false

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-Confirm

Prompts you for confirmation before running the cmdlet.


Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

false

Accept Pipeline Input?

false

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-WhatIf

Shows what would happen if the cmdlet runs. The cmdlet is not run.


Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

false

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.

  • None

Outputs

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

  • None

Examples

EXAMPLE 1

This example specifies that you do not want driver updates.


PS C:\> Get-WsusClassification | Where-Object –FilterScript {$_.Classification.Title -Eq "Drivers"} | Set-WsusClassification -Disable

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