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Enable-SCOMAgentProxy

Updated: January 26, 2014

Applies To: System Center 2012 R2 Operations Manager

Enable-SCOMAgentProxy

Enables agents to act as proxy agents for other computers.

Syntax

Parameter Set: FromAgent
Enable-SCOMAgentProxy [-Agent] <AgentManagedComputer[]> [[-PassThru]] [-Confirm] [-WhatIf] [ <CommonParameters>]




Detailed Description

The Enable-SCOMAgentProxy cmdlet enables one or more agents to act as a proxy agents and discover managed objects on other computers.

Parameters

-Agent<AgentManagedComputer[]>

Specifies an array of AgentManagedComputer objects. This parameter specifies the Operations Manager agents to enable to act as proxy agents. To obtain an AgentManagedComputer object, use the Get-SCOMADAgent cmdlet.


Aliases

none

Required?

true

Position?

1

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

true (ByValue, ByPropertyName)

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-PassThru

Indicates that the cmdlet creates or modifies an object that a command can use in the pipeline. By default, this cmdlet does not generate any output.


Aliases

none

Required?

false

Position?

2

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

false

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-Confirm

Prompts you for confirmation before executing the command.


Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

false

Accept Pipeline Input?

false

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-WhatIf

Describes what would happen if you executed the command without actually executing the command.


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.

Outputs

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

Examples

Example 1: Enable an agent to act as a proxy agent

This command gets the Operations Manager agent named server01.contoso.com and enables the agent to act as a proxy agent for other agents and agentless managed computers. The command passes the name of the agent to the DNSHostName parameter of the Get-SCOMAgent cmdlet.


PS C:\> "server01.contoso.com" | Get-SCOMAgent | Enable-SCOMAgentProxy -PassThru

Example 2: Enable agents to act as a proxy agent

This command gets all Operations Manager agents that have the ProxyingEnabled property set to $False, and then enables the agents to act as a proxy after the user confirms the action.


PS C:\> Get-SCOMAgent | Where-Object {$_.ProxyingEnabled.Value -eq $False} | Enable-SCOMAgentProxy -Confirm

Example 3: Enable an agent to act as a proxy agent by using a property value

This example enables an agent to act as an agent proxy by setting a property of the agent.

The first command gets the Operations Manager agent named server01.contoso.com, and stores it in the $Agent variable.

The second command enables the agent stored in the $Agent variable to act as a proxy agent for other computers. The command sets the ProxyingEnabled property to $True for the agent stored in the $Agent variable.


PS C:\> $Agent = Get-SCOMAgent -DNSHostName "server01.contoso.com"
PS C:\> $Agent.ProxyingEnabled

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