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Add-WsusComputer

Updated: August 15, 2012

Applies To: Windows Server 2012

Add-WsusComputer

Adds a specified client computer, that is already registered to a WSUS server, to a specified target group.

Syntax

Parameter Set: Default
Add-WsusComputer -Computer <WsusComputer> -TargetGroupName <String> [-Confirm] [-WhatIf] [ <CommonParameters>]




Detailed Description

The Add-WsusComputer cmdlet adds the specified computer to the specified target group on the local server or a specified server. You can invoke this command by Piping in the results of the Get-WsusComputer cmdlet. Calling the Get-WsusComputer cmdlet and piping the results into this cmdlet enables you to leverage the filtering capabilities of the Get-WsusComputer cmdlet in moving the desired computers to the specified target group. The server used in the Get-WsusComputer cmdlet will also be used in this cmdlet.

Parameters

-Computer<WsusComputer>

Specifies the object that contains the client computer to be added. This value is obtained by running the Get-WsusComputer cmdlet and piping the resulting WsusComputer object into this cmdlet.


Aliases

none

Required?

true

Position?

named

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

true (ByValue)

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-TargetGroupName<String>

Specifies the name of the computer target group for which to run this cmdlet.


Aliases

none

Required?

true

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.

  • Microsoft.UpdateServices.Commands.WsusComputer

    WsusComputer


Outputs

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

  • None

Examples

EXAMPLE 1

This example adds all computers with winvm in the name to the target group named Windows Virtual Machines on the server named contoso.


PS C:\> Get-WsusServer contoso | Get-WsusComputer -NameIncludes winvm | Add-WsusComputer -TargetGroupName "Windows Virtual Machines"

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