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Set-CMConfigurationItem

Updated: February 7, 2014

Applies To: System Center 2012 R2 Configuration Manager

Set-CMConfigurationItem

Changes settings for a Configuration Manager configuration item.

Syntax

Parameter Set: SetByIdMandatory
Set-CMConfigurationItem -Id <String[]> [-AddCategory <String[]> ] [-Description <String> ] [-DesiredConfigurationDigestPath <String> ] [-NewName <String> ] [-RemoveCategory <String[]> ] [-Confirm] [-WhatIf] [ <CommonParameters>]

Parameter Set: SetByNameMandatory
Set-CMConfigurationItem -Name <String[]> [-AddCategory <String[]> ] [-Description <String> ] [-DesiredConfigurationDigestPath <String> ] [-NewName <String> ] [-RemoveCategory <String[]> ] [-Confirm] [-WhatIf] [ <CommonParameters>]

Parameter Set: SetByValueMandatory
Set-CMConfigurationItem -InputObject <IResultObject> [-AddCategory <String[]> ] [-Description <String> ] [-DesiredConfigurationDigestPath <String> ] [-NewName <String> ] [-RemoveCategory <String[]> ] [-Confirm] [-WhatIf] [ <CommonParameters>]

Parameter Set: SetSecurityScopeById
Set-CMConfigurationItem -Id <String[]> -SecurityScopeAction <SecurityScopeActionType> {AddMembership | RemoveMembership} -SecurityScopeName <String> [-Confirm] [-WhatIf] [ <CommonParameters>]

Parameter Set: SetSecurityScopeByName
Set-CMConfigurationItem -Name <String[]> -SecurityScopeAction <SecurityScopeActionType> {AddMembership | RemoveMembership} -SecurityScopeName <String> [-Confirm] [-WhatIf] [ <CommonParameters>]

Parameter Set: SetSecurityScopeByValue
Set-CMConfigurationItem -InputObject <IResultObject> -SecurityScopeAction <SecurityScopeActionType> {AddMembership | RemoveMembership} -SecurityScopeName <String> [-Confirm] [-WhatIf] [ <CommonParameters>]




Detailed Description

The Set-CMConfigurationItem cmdlet changes settings for a Microsoft System Center 2012 Configuration Manager configuration item.

Configuration items contain one or more settings, along with compliance rules. Items usually define a unit of configuration you want to monitor. For more information about configuration items, see Introduction to Compliance Settings in Configuration Manager (http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=211014) on TechNet.

Parameters

-AddCategory<String[]>

Specifies an array of localized names of the categories to which the configuration item belongs.


Aliases

none

Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

True (ByPropertyName)

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-Description<String>

Specifies a description for a configuration item.


Aliases

LocalizedDescription

Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

True (ByPropertyName)

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-DesiredConfigurationDigestPath<String>

Specifies a path and file name for the digest file of this configuration item.


Aliases

none

Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

True (ByPropertyName)

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-Id<String[]>

Specifies an array of identifiers for one or more configuration items. You can use a comma separated list.


Aliases

CIId

Required?

true

Position?

named

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

True (ByPropertyName)

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-InputObject<IResultObject>

Specifies a configuration item object. To obtain a configuration item object, you can use the Get-CMConfigurationItem cmdlet.


Aliases

none

Required?

true

Position?

named

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

True (ByPropertyName)

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-Name<String[]>

Specifies an array of names for configuration items.


Aliases

LocalizedDisplayName

Required?

true

Position?

named

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

True (ByPropertyName)

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-NewName<String>

Specifies a new name for a configuration item.


Aliases

none

Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

True (ByPropertyName)

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-RemoveCategory<String[]>

Specifies an array of localized names of the categories from which to remove the configuration item.


Aliases

none

Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

True (ByPropertyName)

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-SecurityScopeAction<SecurityScopeActionType>

Specifies an action for a security scope. Valid values are: AddMembership and RemoveMembership.


Aliases

none

Required?

true

Position?

named

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

True (ByPropertyName)

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-SecurityScopeName<String>

Specifies the name of a security scope. A security scope name can be Default or the name of a custom security scope.


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: Change the name of a configuration item

This command changes the name of the item named CITest to CITest01.


PS C:\> Set-CMConfigurationItem -Name "CITest" -NewName "CITest01"

Example 2: Set item settings

This command sets the security scope action to AddMembership and the security scope name to DefaultScope for the item named CITest01.


PS C:\> Set-CMConfigurationItem -Name "CITest01" -SecurityScopeAction AddMembership -SecurityScopeName "DefaultScope" 

Example 3: Change item settings

This command sets the security scope action to RemoveMembership and the security scope name to DefaultScope for the item named CITest01.


PS C:\> Set-CMConfigurationItem -Name "CITest01" -SecurityScopeAction RemoveMembership -SecurityScopeName "DefaultScope" 

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