Add-SCOMConnector

Creates an Operations Manager connector.

Syntax

Add-SCOMConnector
   [-Name] <String>
   [[-DisplayName] <String>]
   [[-Description] <String>]
   [[-Guid] <Guid>]
   [-DiscoveryDataIsShared]
   [-DiscoveryDataIsManaged]
   [-SCSession <Connection[]>]
   [-ComputerName <String[]>]
   [-Credential <PSCredential>]
   [-WhatIf]
   [-Confirm]
   [<CommonParameters>]

Description

The Add-SCOMConnector cmdlet creates a (CI) connector for System Center 2016 - Operations Manager. You can use a CI connector to synchronize data between Operations Manager and other management systems.

Examples

Example 1: Create a connector

PS C:\>Add-SCOMConnector -Name "DivCustomConnector" -DisplayName "Connector for shared data" -Description "Used to forward data to other programs"

This command creates a connector named DivCustomConnector.

Required Parameters

-Name

Specifies the name of the connector

Type:String
Position:1
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:True (ByPropertyName)
Accept wildcard characters:False

Optional Parameters

-ComputerName

Specifies an array of names of computers. You can use NetBIOS names, IP addresses, or fully qualified domain names (FQDNs). To specify the local computer, type the computer name, localhost, or a dot (.).

The System Center Data Access service must be running on the computer. If you do not specify a computer, the cmdlet uses the computer for the current management group connection.

Type:String[]
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False
-Confirm

Prompts you for confirmation before running the cmdlet.

Type:SwitchParameter
Aliases:cf
Position:Named
Default value:False
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False
-Credential

Specifies a PSCredential object for the management group connection. To obtain a PSCredential object, use the Get-Credential cmdlet. For more information, type Get-Help Get-Credential.

If you specify a computer in the ComputerName parameter, use an account that has access to that computer. The default is the current user.

Type:PSCredential
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False
-Description

Specifies a description of the connector. If you do not specify a description, the parameter defaults to the value of the DisplayName parameter.

Type:String
Position:3
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:True (ByPropertyName)
Accept wildcard characters:False
-DiscoveryDataIsManaged

Indicates that Operations Manager manages the discovered data.

Type:SwitchParameter
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:True (ByPropertyName)
Accept wildcard characters:False
-DiscoveryDataIsShared

Indicates that Operations Manager shares the discovered data.

Type:SwitchParameter
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:True (ByPropertyName)
Accept wildcard characters:False
-DisplayName

Specifies a display name for the connector.

Type:String
Position:2
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:True (ByPropertyName)
Accept wildcard characters:False
-Guid

Specifies the GUID of the connector.

Type:Guid
Position:4
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:True (ByPropertyName)
Accept wildcard characters:False
-SCSession

Specifies an array of Connection objects. To obtain a Connection object, use the Get-SCOMManagementGroupConnection cmdlet.

A connection object represents a connection to a management server. The default is the current management group connection.

Type:Connection[]
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
Aliases:wi
Position:Named
Default value:False
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False