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Add-WsusComputer

Applies To: Windows 10, Windows Server Technical Preview

Add-WsusComputer

Adds a client computer to a target group.

Syntax

Parameter Set: Default
Add-WsusComputer -Computer <WsusComputer> -TargetGroupName <String> [-InformationAction <System.Management.Automation.ActionPreference> {SilentlyContinue | Stop | Continue | Inquire | Ignore | Suspend} ] [-InformationVariable <System.String> ] [-Confirm] [-WhatIf] [ <CommonParameters>]




Detailed Description

The Add-WsusComputer cmdlet adds the specified computer to the specified target group on the local server or a specified server. You can invoke this command by using the pipeline operator for the results of the Get-WsusComputer cmdlet. Calling the Get-WsusComputer cmdlet and passing the results into this cmdlet enables you to leverage the filtering capabilities of the Get-WsusComputer cmdlet in moving the desired computers to the specified target group. The server used in the Get-WsusComputer cmdlet is also used in this cmdlet.

Parameters

-Computer<WsusComputer>

Specifies the object that contains the client computer to be added. This value is obtained by running the Get-WsusComputer cmdlet and piping the resulting WsusComputer object into this cmdlet.


Aliases

none

Required?

true

Position?

named

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

true (ByValue)

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-InformationAction<System.Management.Automation.ActionPreference>

Specifies how this cmdlet responds to an information event. The acceptable values for this parameter are:

-- Continue
-- Ignore
-- Inquire
-- SilentlyContinue
-- Stop
-- Suspend


Aliases

infa

Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

false

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-InformationVariable<System.String>

Specifies an information variable.


Aliases

iv

Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

false

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-TargetGroupName<String>

Specifies the name of the computer target group for which to run this cmdlet.


Aliases

none

Required?

true

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: -Debug, -ErrorAction, -ErrorVariable, -InformationAction, -InformationVariable, -OutVariable, -OutBuffer, -PipelineVariable, -Verbose, -WarningAction, and -WarningVariable. 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.UpdateServices.Commands.WsusComputer

Outputs

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

  • None

Examples

Example 1: Add computers to a target group

This command adds all computers with winvm in the name to the target group named Windows Virtual Machines on the server named contoso.


PS C:\> Get-WsusServer -Name "contoso" | Get-WsusComputer -NameIncludes "winvm" | Add-WsusComputer -TargetGroupName "Windows Virtual Machines"

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