Set-ADCentralAccessPolicy

Modifies a central access policy in Active Directory.

Syntax

Set-ADCentralAccessPolicy
   [-WhatIf]
   [-Confirm]
   [-Add <Hashtable>]
   [-AuthType <ADAuthType>]
   [-Clear <String[]>]
   [-Credential <PSCredential>]
   [-Description <String>]
   [-Identity] <ADCentralAccessPolicy>
   [-PassThru]
   [-ProtectedFromAccidentalDeletion <Boolean>]
   [-Remove <Hashtable>]
   [-Replace <Hashtable>]
   [-Server <String>]
   [<CommonParameters>]
Set-ADCentralAccessPolicy
   [-WhatIf]
   [-Confirm]
   [-AuthType <ADAuthType>]
   [-Credential <PSCredential>]
   -Instance <ADCentralAccessPolicy>
   [-PassThru]
   [-Server <String>]
   [<CommonParameters>]

Description

The Set-ADCentralAccessPolicy cmdlet can be used to modify a central access policy in Active Directory.

Examples

Example 1: Update a specified central access policy's description

PS C:\> Set-ADCentralAccessPolicy "Finance Policy" -Description "For the Finance Department."

This command updates the central access policy named Finance Policy to include the description For the Finance Department.

Example 2: Get an existing central access policy and then update its description

PS C:\> Get-ADCentralAccessPolicy "Finance Policy" | Set-ADCentralAccessPolicy -Description "For the Finance Department."

This command gets the central access policy named Finance Policy, and then sets its description to For the Finance Department.

Required Parameters

-Identity

Specifies an Active Directory object by providing one of the following property values. The identifier in parentheses is the LDAP display name for the attribute. The acceptable values for this parameter are:

  • A distinguished name
  • A GUID (objectGUID)
  • A security identifier (objectSid)
  • A SAM account name (sAMAccountName)

This parameter can also get this object through the pipeline or you can set this parameter to an object instance.

Type:ADCentralAccessPolicy
Position:0
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:True (ByValue)
Accept wildcard characters:False
-Instance

Specifies a modified copy of a central access policy object to use to update the actual central access policy object. When this parameter is used, any modifications made to the modified copy of the object are also made to the corresponding central access policy object. The cmdlet only updates the object properties that have changed.

The Instance parameter can only update central access policy objects that have been retrieved by using the Get-ADCentralAccessPolicy cmdlet. When you specify the Instance parameter, you cannot specify other parameters that set properties on the object.

Type:ADCentralAccessPolicy
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False

Optional Parameters

-Add

Specifies values to add to an object property. Use this parameter to add one or more values to a property that cannot be modified using a cmdlet parameter. To modify an object property, you must use the Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) display name. You can specify multiple values to a property by specifying a comma-separated list of values and more than one property by separating them using a semicolon.. The format for this parameter is:

-Add @{Attribute1LDAPDisplayName=value1, value2, ...; Attribute2LDAPDisplayName=value1, value2, ...; AttributeNLDAPDisplayName=value1, value2, ...}

When you use the Add, Remove, Replace, and Clear parameters together, the operations is performed in the following order:

  • Remove
  • Add
  • Replace
  • Clear
Type:Hashtable
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False
-AuthType

Specifies the authentication method to use. The acceptable values for this parameter are:

  • Negotiate or 0
  • Basic or 1

The default authentication method is Negotiate.

A Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) connection is required for the Basic authentication method.

Type:ADAuthType
Parameter Sets:Negotiate, Basic
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False
-Clear

Specifies an array of object properties that are cleared in the directory. Use this parameter to clear one or more values of a property that cannot be modified using a cmdlet parameter. To modify an object property, you must use the LDAP display name. You can modify more than one property by specifying a comma-separated list. The format for this parameter is:

-Clear Attribute1LDAPDisplayName, Attribute2LDAPDisplayName

When you use the Add, Remove, Replace, and Clear parameters together, the operations are performed in the following order:

  • Remove
  • Add
  • Replace
  • Clear
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 the user account credentials to use to perform this task. The default credentials are the credentials of the currently logged on user unless the cmdlet is run from an Active Directory module for Windows PowerShell provider drive. If the cmdlet is run from such a provider drive, the account associated with the drive is the default.

To specify this parameter, you can type a user name, such as User1 or Domain01\User01 or you can specify a PSCredential object. If you specify a user name for this parameter, the cmdlet prompts for a password.

You can also create a PSCredential object by using a script or by using the Get-Credential cmdlet. You can then set the Credential parameter to the PSCredential object.

If the acting credentials do not have directory-level permission to perform the task, Active Directory module for Windows PowerShell returns a terminating error.

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

Specifies a description of the object. This parameter sets the value of the Description property for the object. The LDAP display name (ldapDisplayName) for this property is description.

Type:String
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False
-PassThru

Returns an object representing the item with which you are working. By default, this cmdlet does not generate any output.

Type:SwitchParameter
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False
-ProtectedFromAccidentalDeletion

Specifies whether to prevent the object from being deleted. When this property is set to true, you cannot delete the corresponding object without changing the value of the property.

Type:Boolean
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False
-Remove

Specifies that the cmdlet remove values of an object property. Use this parameter to remove one or more values of a property that cannot be modified using a cmdlet parameter. To remove an object property, you must use the LDAP display name. You can remove more than one property by specifying a semicolon-separated list. The format for this parameter is:

-Remove @{Attribute1LDAPDisplayName=value[]; Attribute2LDAPDisplayName=value[]}

When you use the Add, Remove, Replace, and Clear parameters together, the parameters are applied in the following sequence:

  • Remove
  • Add
  • Replace
  • Clear
Type:Hashtable
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False
-Replace

Specifies values for an object property that will replace the current values. Use this parameter to replace one or more values of a property that cannot be modified using a cmdlet parameter. To modify an object property, you must use the LDAP display name. You can modify more than one property by specifying a comma-separated list. The format for this parameter is:

-Replace @{Attribute1LDAPDisplayName=value[], Attribute2LDAPDisplayName=value[]}

When you use the Add, Remove, Replace, and Clear parameters together, the operations are performed in the following order:

  • Remove
  • Add
  • Replace
  • Clear
Type:Hashtable
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False
-Server

Specifies the Active Directory Domain Services instance to connect to, by providing one of the following values for a corresponding domain name or directory server. The service may be any of the following: Active Directory Lightweight Domain Services, Active Directory Domain Services or Active Directory snapshot instance.

Specify the Active Directory Domain Services instance in one of the following ways:

Domain name values:

  • Fully qualified domain name
  • NetBIOS name

Directory server values:

  • Fully qualified directory server name
  • NetBIOS name
  • Fully qualified directory server name and port

The default value for this parameter is determined by one of the following methods in the order that they are listed:

  • By using the Server value from objects passed through the pipeline
  • By using the server information associated with the Active Directory Domain Services Windows PowerShell provider drive, when the cmdlet runs in that drive
  • By using the domain of the computer running Windows PowerShell
Type:String
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

Inputs

None or Microsoft.ActiveDirectory.Management.ADCentralAccessPolicy

An ADCentralAccessPolicy object is received by the Identity parameter.

An ADCentralAccessPolicy object that was retrieved by using the Get-ADCentralAccessPolicy cmdlet and then modified is received by the Instance parameter.

Outputs

None or Microsoft.ActiveDirectory.Management.ADCentralAccessPolicy

Returns the modified ADCentralAccessPolicy object when the PassThru parameter is specified. By default, this cmdlet does not generate any output.

Notes