Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. What a week. Boe Prox has certainly been sharing quite a bit of Windows PowerShell goodness. In case you have missed them, here are links to the blog series thus far. Much like yesterday, I will dive into some of the objects that we have worked with throughout the week and make use of some of the methods that require the Update Scope object to work properly.
Much as we did with the Computer Target Scope object, we need first to create the Update Scope object so we can then look at its properties and make adjustments, if needed. To create this object, we need to use the Microsoft. UpdateScope class. The code that follows creates an instance of the UpdateScope. The image that follows displays this information. Gets or sets the approval states to search for. An update will be included only if it matches at least one of the specified states.
This value may be a combination of any number of values from ApprovedStates. Defaults to Any. Gets or sets the installation states to exclude. An update will be included only if it does not have any computers in any of the specified states. This value may be a combination of any number of values from UpdateInstallationStates. Defaults to 0. Gets or sets the minimum arrival date to search for. An update will be included only if its arrival date is greater than or equal to this value.
Gets or sets the minimum creation date to search for. An update will be included only if its creation date is greater than or equal to this value. Gets or sets the installation states to search for. An update will be included only if it has at least one computer in one of the specified states. Gets or sets whether or not to filter for WSUS infrastructure updates.
If set to trueonly WSUS infrastructure updates will be included. If set to falseall updates are included. Defaults to false. Gets or sets the string to search for. An update will be included only if its Title, Description, Knowledge Base articles, or security bulletins contains this string. Gets or sets the string to exclude.Clients receive a software update object when manually or automatically deploying a software update.
Configuration Manager cmdlets must be run from the Configuration Manager site drive. The examples in this article use the site name XYZ. For more information, see the getting started documentation. This command gets the software update group object named TestSUgroup10 and uses the pipeline operator to pass the object to Get-CMSoftwareUpdatewhich gets all software updates for the software update group object. Specifies the category of a software update.
DisableWildcardHandling treats wildcard characters as literal character values. Cannot be combined with ForceWildcardHandling. Lazy properties contain values that are relatively inefficient to retrieve which can cause additional network traffic and decrease cmdlet performance. If lazy properties are not used, this parameter should be specified. ForceWildcardHandling processes wildcard characters and may lead to unexpected behavior not recommended.
Cannot be combined with DisableWildcardHandling. Specifies a software update group object. IResultObject [ ]. Skip to main content. Contents Exit focus mode. Note Configuration Manager cmdlets must be run from the Configuration Manager site drive. Specifies the article ID of a software update. Specifies the bulletin ID of a software update. Specifies an array of category names for software updates. Specifies the latest date that a software update was released.
Specifies the earliest date that a software update was released. Specifies the latest date that a software update was revised. Specifies the earliest date that a software update was revised. Indicates that the cmdlet does not automatically refresh lazy properties. Specifies the ID of a software update. Indicates whether the software update is downloaded. Indicates whether the software update is deployed. Indicates whether the software update has expired. Indicates whether the software update is the latest version.
Indicates whether the software update is offline-serviceable. Indicates whether the software update is superseded. Indicates whether the software update is user-defined. Specifies the name of a software update.
Indicates that the cmdlet only searches for expired software updates. Specifies the severity of software update. Specifies an array of IDs of software update groups.
Stack Overflow for Teams is a private, secure spot for you and your coworkers to find and share information. I've attempted to use multiple scripts I've found online but none of them end up showing me real time results.
I can get all the currently available updates and well as their corresponding software update groups that are deploying those missing patches but have not yet discovered how to link the missing patches to their current status like Software Center currently does.
With something showing the patches listed in the sccm software center and their corresponding patch status Downloading, installing, pending verification, needs reboot, etc I can also view any missing updates using a module I wrote that returns one or more missing patches objects.
However, the Status for the object can only show Missing or Installed. Not the actual SCCM status of the patch. Software Centre displays progress for software installs and advertisements. Learn more. Get software center updates install status from sccm client using powershell Ask Question. Asked 2 years, 4 months ago. Active 1 year, 1 month ago.
Viewed 5k times. The function below currently works and is what I use to install the missing patches. InstallUpdates [System. Keith Keith 3 3 silver badges 17 17 bronze badges. I don't really understand. You already know that the status you want Downloading, installing, pending verification, needs reboot, etc Do you just need the code to translate the evalstate into a human readable form?
I'd like to know the same as you, the status of updates installation in a remote Sofware Center. Active Oldest Votes. Adam Parsons Adam Parsons 2 2 silver badges 9 9 bronze badges.
Software center in regards to patches can display the following list of evaluation states. If you want to understand the status of a Windows update beyond the compliance states provided out-of-the-box, you will need to calculate it at runtime by scraping logs.
You can read more about the process here: docs. Sign up or log in Sign up using Google. Sign up using Facebook.When you run Configuration Manager cmdlets by using the Configuration Manager console, your session automatically runs in the context of the site.
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Configuration Manager current branch supports Windows PowerShell version 5. If you've already installed PowerShell version 7, you can still use PowerShell version 5. For more information about support for PowerShell version 7, see Features in Configuration Manager technical preview version Launch the Configuration Manager console.
In the upper-left corner, there's a blue rectangle. Select the white arrow in the blue rectangle, and choose Connect via Windows PowerShell. After Windows PowerShell loads, you'll see a prompt that contains your site code. To verify it works, use the Get-CMSite cmdlet. This cmdlet returns information about the Configuration Manager site you're currently connected to and any child sites.
For example, the site server name, installation director, site name, and version. Import the Configuration Manager module by using the Import-Module cmdlet. Specify the path to the Configuration Manager module, or change to the directory that contains the module. This path changed starting in version to use the Microsoft Endpoint Manager folder.
Make sure you don't import an older version of the module that might exist in another folder. After you import the module, use the following commands to check the module version and path:. Also, you can use the cd alias to change directories instead of the Set-Location cmdlet. If it's the first time importing the Configuration Manager module on this computer, you may need to create the site drive. For example:. When you start PowerShell from the console, it automatically creates the PSDrive as a convenience for the currently connected site.
If you're in a hierarchy, use New-PSDrive to create drives for each site. To run the Configuration Manager cmdlets, you need to switch the path to the Configuration Manager site. In the following example, the site code is ABC :. This action can also update the help for the Configuration Manager cmdlets. If your computer is connected to the internet, go to your Windows PowerShell window, and type the following command:. After you update the Configuration Manager cmdlet help, you can get help about the cmdlets by using the Get-Help cmdlet.
For more information about what's changed in the most recent release of Configuration Manager, select the latest Release Notes from the table of contents. For more information on individual cmdlets, see the Configuration Manager cmdlet reference. Skip to main content. Contents Exit focus mode. Important This path changed starting in version to use the Microsoft Endpoint Manager folder. After you import the module, use the following commands to check the module version and path: Get-Module -Name ConfigurationManager.
Tip When you start PowerShell from the console, it automatically creates the PSDrive as a convenience for the currently connected site.As part of a cleanup task at a customer, I had to create a script that would move Software Updates from the latest created Software Update Group SUG to a yearly, consolidated one. In this blog post, I cover my recommendations for Software Update Groups and provide a script for moving Software Updates between different groups.
Software Update Groups can be created manually via the console, scripted via Powershell or automatically created using an Automatic Deployment Rule. The reason why you would want to do this is that there is a soft limit of patches per Software Update Group.
The script that I have provided will take the latest created Software Update Group and add those members to a defined Software Update Group. Please leave a comment below! Email address:. What are you interested in? Hello Daniel, i understand that the link to Nikolaj Andersons Script to create the SUGs and then consolidate the updates to a yearly SUG but Im trying to visualise how your script it fits into the process, are you doing this task everytme a new SUG is created so that it consolidates ongoing instead of doing one massive SUG at the end of the year?
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Password recovery.Email follow-ups Get customer email addresses at the point of purchase, even if you sell stock offline. Likewise Amazon email me every time I buy something to ask if I would like to leave feedback.
Make reviews count Another thing Amazon does well is to use my reviews to recommend other products that I may like in the future. Focus groups Before going to market with a product, bringing together a focus group is an essential step for gathering feedback.
Create a 'reviewographic' Collect data from customers and turn it into graphs and data sets to show on an Infographic. Here's an example of all the aggregated reviews on Yelp that you could do on a smaller scale: 6.
Create comparison charts Run a poll across your site to get customer feedback and then add this data into a comparison so people can see how you stack up against competitors. A good example is: Anti-Spyware Reviews 7. Add reviews to your website An obvious step, but one that is missed a lot. Link to external reviews from your website I've written reviews before simply because I wanted to get either a tweet or a link from a major company to my own blog and I'm sure I can't be the first person to do this.
Incentivise me In other words, give me your product for free so I can write about it. Free samples I could talk forever about the benefits of free stuff (and usually do).
The more people trying and testing your product the more chance you'll have of reviews. Offer trial versions Likewise if you allow people to test your service for a short amount of time, or let them try a simpler version of your product at a cheaper or freemium price, it gets more people discussing your product. Contact details For offline products, that can't reach their customers after a sale has been made, make it as easy as possible for customers to get in touch with you.
Referral offers Having people review your product earns you a silver medal, but having people bring you extra sales is the only way to get gold. Get profiles Consider the places your customers would go online to write reviews (or cheat and search for where your competitors have them) and make sure you have a profile on that site.
Snag local profiles Get local listings on Yelp, Qype, Brownbook and more.
Easy Management of Software Update Groups in SCCM using Powershell
Stickers Qype, Ciao and other review websites have stickers that brands can display in their store, and badges they can use on websites that ask people to review the product. Add these where possible, and include them on leaflets and email drops as further review sources. Give me something new Any product without a great USP doesn't really deserve to be talked about. If you create something interesting it naturally encourages debate and reviews.
Give me what I want If people ask your company to make changes to a product or service then compile the results and add the most requested features. If customers feel their input has been acknowledged they are more likely to tell others. And my favourite: 20. Published 10 October, 2011 by Mike Essex Mike Essex is Online Marketing Manager at Koozai Ltd and a contributor to Econsultancy.
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Laura Galyer, Marketing Director, EMEA, APAC, South America at Sensus This is a really interesting post Mike. Kathy Anderson We use the third-party site Ratepoint to collect our reviews. Seeing all of these steps at a glance is helpful.
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One of the most effective ways online businesses can collect customer reviews is by asking after a customer has made a purchase.Press the Shift key as you drag to constrain the shape to a square, circle, or straight line.
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