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Set-CMAccount

Set-CMAccount

Sets a Configuration Manager user account.

Syntax

Parameter Set: SetAccountByName
Set-CMAccount -Name <String> -Password <SecureString> -SiteCode <String> [-Confirm] [-WhatIf] [ <CommonParameters>]

Parameter Set: SetAccountByObject
Set-CMAccount -InputObject <IResultObject> -Password <SecureString> [-Confirm] [-WhatIf] [ <CommonParameters>]




Detailed Description

The Set-CMAccount cmdlet sets a user account in Microsoft System Center 2012 Configuration Manager. A CMAccount is a user account that Configuration Manager uses to connect to various system and network resources. For more information about user accounts, see Technical Reference for Accounts Used in Configuration Manager in the TechNet Library at http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=248317.

Parameters

-InputObject<IResultObject>

Specifies a user account object. You can get a user account object by using the Get-CMAccount cmdlet.


Aliases

none

Required?

true

Position?

named

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

True (ByPropertyName)

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-Name<String>

Specifies a name for the user account.


Aliases

UserName

Required?

true

Position?

named

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

True (ByPropertyName)

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-Password<SecureString>

Specifies a secure string that contains the password for the user account.


Aliases

none

Required?

true

Position?

named

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

True (ByPropertyName)

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-SiteCode<String>

Specifies a Configuration Manager site code.


Aliases

none

Required?

true

Position?

named

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

True (ByPropertyName)

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.

Outputs

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

Examples

Example 1: Set an account by using name and password

This example sets a username and password for an account by using a secure string for the password string and the password confirmation string.

The first command creates a variable as a secure string.

The second command creates another variable as a secure string.

The third command sets the password for the account.


PS C:\> $Secure = Read-Host -AsSecureString
PS C:\> $ConfirmSecure = Read-Host -AsSecureString
PS C:\> Set-CMAccount -Name "western\sarahjones" -Password $Secure -ConfirmPassword $ConfirmSecure -SiteCode "CM2"

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