Update-SCSMClassInstance

Update-SCSMClassInstance

Updates property values of a class instance.

Syntax

Parameter Set: Default
Update-SCSMClassInstance [-Instance] <EnterpriseManagementInstance[]> [-PassThru] [-Confirm] [-WhatIf] [ <CommonParameters>]




Detailed Description

The Update-SCSMClassInstance cmdlet updates property values of a class instance.

Parameters

-Instance<EnterpriseManagementInstance[]>

Specifies an instance of a class to update.


Aliases

none

Required?

true

Position?

1

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

true (ByValue)

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-PassThru

Indicates that the class instance is returned to the current Windows PowerShell session after the update is complete. This output object can then be passed to other cmdlets.


Aliases

none

Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

false

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-Confirm

Prompts you for confirmation before running the cmdlet.


Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

false

Accept Pipeline Input?

false

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-WhatIf

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


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 (http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/p/?LinkID=113216).

Inputs

The input type is the type of the objects that you can pipe to the cmdlet.

  • Microsoft.EnterpriseManagement.Core.Cmdlets.Instances.EnterpriseManagementInstance

    You can pipe a class instance to the Instance parameter of the Update-SCSMClassInstance cmdlet.


Outputs

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

  • EnterpriseManagementInstance

    This cmdlet generates an EnterpriseManagementInstance object when the PassThru parameter is used.


Examples

Example 1: Mark class instances for deletion

This command updates all configuration item instances of class System.Printer to mark them for deletion.


PS C:\> Get-SCSMClassInstance (Get-SCSMClass –Name "System.Printer") | %{ $_.ObjectStatus = ”pending delete” ; $_ } | Update-SCSMClassinstance

Example 2: Change the location value of a Service Manager configuration item instance

This commands changes the location value of a Service Manager configuration item instance.


 

PS C:\>Get-SCSMClassInstance -Class (Get-SCSMClass -Name "Microsoft.Ad.Printer") -Filter 'Location -eq "Seattle"' | Format-Table UNCName,PrinterName,Description,Location

 

PS C:\>Get-SCSMClassInstance -Class (Get-SCSMClass "Microsoft.Ad.Printer") -Filter 'Location -eq "Seattle"'| %{ $_.Location = "Portland"; $_ } | Update-SCSMInstance Get-SCSMObject -ClassName "Microsoft.Ad.Printer"

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