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ConvertTo-TpmOwnerAuth

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

ConvertTo-TpmOwnerAuth

Creates a TPM owner authorization value from a supplied string.

Syntax

Parameter Set: Default
ConvertTo-TpmOwnerAuth [-PassPhrase] <String> [ <CommonParameters>]




Detailed Description

The ConvertTo-TpmOwnerAuth cmdlet creates a Trusted Platform Module (TPM) owner authorization value based on a pass phrase string. A computer requires an owner authorization value to manage a TPM.

For more information on TPM, see the Trusted Platform Module Technology Overview in the Technet library at http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj131725.aspx.

Parameters

-PassPhrase<String>

Specifies a pass phrase string. This cmdlet converts the pass phrase to an owner authorization value.


Aliases

none

Required?

true

Position?

2

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.

  • String

    A user-supplied pass phrase string.


Outputs

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

  • String

    An owner authorization value.


Examples

Example 1: Convert to owner authorization value

This command converts the string Saturn1977&& to an owner authorization value.


PS C:\> ConvertTo-TpmOwnerAuth -PassPhrase "Saturn1977&&"
puJvGK4O6Qvl0loP8r1bIxipDVo=

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