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Export-SCSMManagementPack

Updated: November 1, 2013

Applies To: System Center 2012 - Service Manager, System Center 2012 R2 Service Manager, System Center 2012 SP1 - Service Manager

Export-SCSMManagementPack

Exports a management pack as an unsealed, valid XML-formatted file that you can later import into Service Manager.

Syntax

Parameter Set: FromManagementPack
Export-SCSMManagementPack [-ManagementPack] <ManagementPack[]> -Path <String> [-PassThru] [-Confirm] [-WhatIf] [ <CommonParameters>]




Detailed Description

The Export-SCSMManagementPack cmdlet exports a management pack as an unsealed, valid XML-formatted file that you can later import into Service Manager. All of the management pack’s information is included in the file as XML data. You can use this cmdlet to save or archive management pack information.

Parameters

-ManagementPack<ManagementPack[]>

Specifies one or more management packs to export. You can obtain a ManagementPack object that is returned by the Get-SCManagementPack cmdlet.


Aliases

none

Required?

true

Position?

1

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

true (ByValue)

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-PassThru

Specifies the output object that represents the management pack. This output object can be passed to other cmdlets.


Aliases

none

Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

false

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-Path<String>

Specifies the folder into which exported management pack files will be stored. The specified folder must exist before you run the cmdlet.


Aliases

none

Required?

true

Position?

named

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.

  • Microsoft.EnterpiseManagement.Configuration.ManagementPack

    You can pipe a management pack to the ManagementPack parameter of the Export-SCSMManagementPack cmdlet, for example, the object that is returned by the Get-SCSMManagementPack cmdlet.


Outputs

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

  • Microsoft.EnterpiseManagement.Configuration.ManagementPack


    When you use the PassThru parameter, the Export-SCSMManagementPack cmdlet returns a ManagementPack object.


Examples

-------------------------- EXAMPLE 1 --------------------------

The command in this example exports all management packs with a name that is similar to snmp.


PS C:\>Get-SCSMManagementPack -name *snmp*| Export-SCSMManagementPack –path C:\temp;ls C:\temp\*snmp*
Mode                LastWriteTime     Length Name
---- ------------- ------ ----
-a--- 10/2/2008 11:37 AM 240010 System.Snmp.Library.xml

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