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New-SCOMLocation

Updated: January 26, 2014

Applies To: System Center 2012 R2 Operations Manager

New-SCOMLocation

Creates a location to which you can assign agent-managed computers, management servers, or resource pools.

Syntax

Parameter Set: FromDisplayName
New-SCOMLocation [-DisplayName] <String> -Latitude <String> -Longitude <String> [-ComputerName <String[]> ] [-Credential <PSCredential> ] [-SCSession <Connection[]> ] [ <CommonParameters>]




Detailed Description

The New-SCOMLocation cmdlet creates a location. You can associate agent-managed computers, management servers, or resource pools with a location by using the Set-SCOMLocation cmdlet. The Web Application Availability Monitoring Summary Map Dashboard displays the items that you associate with a location.

Provide a display name, a latitude, and a longitude for your location. Use the Update-SCOMLocation cmdlet to make changes to a location, or use the Remove-SCOMLocation to remove a location.

By default, this cmdlet uses the active persistent connection to a management group. Use the SCSession parameter to specify a different persistent connection. You can create a temporary connection to a management group by using the ComputerName and Credential parameters. For more information, type Get-Help about_OpsMgr_Connections.

Parameters

-ComputerName<String[]>

Specifies an array of names of computers. The cmdlet establishes temporary connections with management groups for these computers. You can use NetBIOS names, IP addresses, or fully qualified domain names (FQDNs). To specify the local computer, type the computer name, localhost, or a dot (.).

The System Center Data Access service must be running on the computer. If you do not specify a computer, the cmdlet uses the computer for the current management group connection.


Aliases

none

Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

true (ByValue)

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-Credential<PSCredential>

Specifies a PSCredential object for the management group connection. To obtain a PSCredential object, use the Get-Credential cmdlet. For more information, type Get-Help Get-Credential.

If you specify a computer in the ComputerName parameter, use an account that has access to that computer. The default is the current user.


Aliases

none

Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

true (ByValue)

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-DisplayName<String>

Specifies a display name for the location.


Aliases

none

Required?

true

Position?

1

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

true (ByValue)

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-Latitude<String>

Specifies a latitude value for the location in decimal degrees.


Aliases

none

Required?

true

Position?

named

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

true (ByValue)

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-Longitude<String>

Specifies a longitude value for the location in decimal degrees.


Aliases

none

Required?

true

Position?

named

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

true (ByValue)

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-SCSession<Connection[]>

Specifies an array of Connection objects. To obtain a Connection object, use the Get-SCOMManagementGroupConnection cmdlet.


Aliases

none

Required?

false

Position?

named

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.

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: Create a location

This command creates a location that has a display name of Seattle, WA. The command specifies the latitude and longitude of Seattle.


PS C:\> New-SCOMLocation –DisplayName "Seattle, WA" –Latitude 47.6063889 –Longitude -122.330833

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