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Import-CMUserDeviceAffinity

Updated: September 1, 2013

Applies To: System Center 2012 Configuration Manager SP1

Import-CMUserDeviceAffinity

Imports a file that contains user and device affinities to Configuration Manager.

Syntax

Parameter Set: ImportByFileName
Import-CMUserDeviceAffinity -FileName <String> [-EnableColumnHeadings <Boolean> ] [-Confirm] [-WhatIf] [ <CommonParameters>]




Detailed Description

The Import-CMUserDeviceAffinity cmdlet imports a file that contains user and device affinities to Microsoft System Center 2012 Configuration Manager. User device affinity in System Center 2012 Configuration Manager is a method of associating a user with one or more specified devices.

The devices listed in the file that you specify in the FileName parameter must already exist as resources in the Configuration Manager database. If they do not exist, the import will fail.

Parameters

-EnableColumnHeadings<Boolean>

Indicates that the import file has column headings for reference purposes. If the comma-separated values file that you specify in the FileName parameter has a header line, specify this parameter and Configuration Manager ignores the header line during the import.


Aliases

none

Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

True (ByPropertyName)

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-FileName<String>

Specifies a comma-separated values (.csv) file that contains a list of users and devices you want to create an affinity between. Each user and device pair must be on a separate line separated by a comma. Use the format <Domain>\<user name>,<device NetBIOS name>.


Aliases

none

Required?

true

Position?

named

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

True (ByPropertyName)

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: Import a user device affinity

This command imports the user device affinity in the file named Remote_Users.csv. The EnableColumnHeadings parameter specifies that the import file has column headings for reference purposes.


PS C:\> Import-CMUserDeviceAffinity -FileName "Remote_Users.csv" -EnableColumnHeadings $True

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