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VAMT Module Cmdlets

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

Windows PowerShell® is a task-based command-line shell and scripting language designed especially for system administration. This reference topic for the information technology (IT) professional provides assistance in utilizing the Windows PowerShell cmdlets to script and automate tasks.

VAMT module cmdlets

The Volume Activation Management Tool (VAMT) enables network administrators and other IT professionals to automate and centrally manage the volume and retail-activation process for Windows®, Microsoft® Office, and select other Microsoft products. VAMT can manage volume activation using Multiple Activation Keys (MAKs) or the Windows Key Management Service (KMS). For more information about VAMT, see the Volume Activation Management Tool Technical Reference.

 

Cmdlet Description

Add-VamtProductKey

Adds the user-specified product key to a VAMT database.

Export-VamtData

Exports product data and product-key data from a VAMT database to a portable .cilx file.

Find-VamtManagedMachine

Performs VAMT discovery operations.

Get-VamtConfirmationId

Acquires confirmation IDs (CIDs) from the Microsoft licensing servers during proxy activation.

Get-VamtProduct

Retrieves the record of a product or list of products from a VAMT database.

Get-VamtProductKey

Retrieves product-key records from a VAMT database.

Import-VamtData

Imports the data from a specified .cilx or .cil file into a VAMT database.

Initialize-VamtData

Initializes the VAMT database and removes all the data.

Install-VamtConfirmationId

Installs Confirmation IDs (CID) acquired from Microsoft onto the respective computers to complete proxy activation.

Install-VamtProductActivation

Activates products online, using the local computer’s Internet connection.

Install-VamtProductKey

Installs the specified product key on a product or a group of products.

Update-VamtProduct

Updates the VAMT database by querying the computers for their current status.

noteNote
To list all the cmdlets that are available, use the Get-Command –Module RemoteAccess cmdlet.

For more information about, or for the syntax of, any of the cmdlets, use the Get-Help <cmdlet name> cmdlet, where <cmdlet name> is the name of the cmdlet that you want to research. For more detailed information, you can run any of the following cmdlets:

Get-Help <cmdlet name> -Detailed
Get-Help <cmdlet name> -Examples
Get-Help <cmdlet name> -Full

More Information

For more information about the cmdlets, see the following:

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