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New-GPStarterGPO

Brian Lich|Last Updated: 3/28/2017

SYNOPSIS

Creates a Starter GPO.

SYNTAX

New-GPStarterGPO [-Name] <String> [-Comment <String>] [-Domain <String>] [-Server <String>] [-WhatIf]
 [-Confirm] [<CommonParameters>]

DESCRIPTION

The New-GPStarterGPO cmdlet creates a Starter GPO with the specified name. If the Starter GPOs folder does not exist in the SYSVOL when the New-GPStarterGPO cmdlet is called, it is created and populated with the eight Starter GPOs that ship with Group Policy.

EXAMPLES

Example 1: Create a Starter GPO

PS C:\> New-GPStarterGPO -Name StarterSecurity -Comment "Security Template"

This command creates a Starter GPO with the display name StarterSecurity. The Starter GPO is annotated with the specified comment.

PARAMETERS

-Comment

Specifies a comment for the new Starter GPO. The comment string must be enclosed in double-quoatation marks or single-quotation marks and can contain a maximum of 2,047 characters.

Type: String
Parameter Sets: (All)
Aliases: 

Required: False
Position: Named
Default value: None
Accept pipeline input: False
Accept wildcard characters: False

-Confirm

Prompts you for confirmation before running the cmdlet.

Type: SwitchParameter
Parameter Sets: (All)
Aliases: cf

Required: False
Position: Named
Default value: False
Accept pipeline input: False
Accept wildcard characters: False

-Domain

Specifies the domain for this cmdlet. You must specify the fully qualified domain name (FQDN) of the domain.

Cross-domain creation of Starter GPOs is not supported. If you specify a domain that is different from the domain of the user that is running the current session, an error occurs.

If you do not specify the Domain parameter, the domain of the user that is running the current session is used.

You can also refer to the Domain parameter by its built-in alias, domainname. For more information, see about_Aliases.

Type: String
Parameter Sets: (All)
Aliases: DomainName

Required: False
Position: Named
Default value: None
Accept pipeline input: False
Accept wildcard characters: False

-Name

Specifies the display name for the new Starter GPO.

If another Starter GPO with the same display name exists in the domain, an error occurs.

You can also refer to the Name parameter by its built-in alias, displayname. For more information, see about_Aliases.

Type: String
Parameter Sets: (All)
Aliases: DisplayName

Required: True
Position: 0
Default value: None
Accept pipeline input: False
Accept wildcard characters: False

-Server

Specifies the name of the domain controller that this cmdlet contacts to complete the operation. You can specify either the fully qualified domain name (FQDN) or the host name.

If you do not specify the name by using the Server parameter, the primary domain controller (PDC) emulator is contacted.

You can also refer to the Server parameter by its built-in alias, dc. For more information, see about_Aliases.

Type: String
Parameter Sets: (All)
Aliases: DC

Required: False
Position: Named
Default value: None
Accept pipeline input: False
Accept wildcard characters: False

-WhatIf

Shows what would happen if the cmdlet runs. The cmdlet is not run.

Type: SwitchParameter
Parameter Sets: (All)
Aliases: wi

Required: False
Position: Named
Default value: False
Accept pipeline input: False
Accept wildcard characters: False

CommonParameters

This cmdlet supports the common parameters: -Debug, -ErrorAction, -ErrorVariable, -InformationAction, -InformationVariable, -OutVariable, -OutBuffer, -PipelineVariable, -Verbose, -WarningAction, and -WarningVariable. For more information, see about_CommonParameters.

INPUTS

None

This cmdlet does not accept any input.

OUTPUTS

Microsoft.GroupPolicy.StarterGpo

This cmdlet returns the Starter GPO that was created.

NOTES

Get-GPStarterGPO

New-GPO

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