Approve-CMDevice

SYNOPSIS

Approves a device.

SYNTAX

SearchByValueMandatory (Default)

Approve-CMDevice -InputObject <IResultObject> [-DisableWildcardHandling] [-ForceWildcardHandling] [-WhatIf]
 [-Confirm] [<CommonParameters>]

SearchByNameMandatory

Approve-CMDevice -DeviceName <String> [-DisableWildcardHandling] [-ForceWildcardHandling] [-WhatIf] [-Confirm]
 [<CommonParameters>]

SearchByIdMandatory

Approve-CMDevice -DeviceId <String> [-DisableWildcardHandling] [-ForceWildcardHandling] [-WhatIf] [-Confirm]
 [<CommonParameters>]

DESCRIPTION

The Approve-CMDevice cmdlet approves one or more Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager device clients to join a site. You cannot approve a Configuration Manager client until you have installed the device and assigned it to a site.

EXAMPLES

Example 1: Approve a device

PS C:\>Approve-CMDevice -DeviceName "TestVlan-site2"

This command approves the device named TestVlan-site2.

Example 2: Get a device and approve it

PS C:\> Get-CMDevice -Name "TestVlan-site2" | Approve-CMDevice

This command gets the device object named TestVlan-site2 and uses the pipeline operator to pass the object to Approve-CMDevice, which approves the device object.

PARAMETERS

-Confirm

Prompts you for confirmation before running the cmdlet.

Type: SwitchParameter
Parameter Sets: (All)
Aliases: cf

Required: False
Position: Named
Default value: False
Accept pipeline input: False
Accept wildcard characters: False

-DeviceId

Specifies the ID of a device.

Type: String
Parameter Sets: SearchByIdMandatory
Aliases: ResourceId

Required: True
Position: Named
Default value: None
Accept pipeline input: False
Accept wildcard characters: False

-DeviceName

Specifies the name of a device.

Type: String
Parameter Sets: SearchByNameMandatory
Aliases: Name

Required: True
Position: Named
Default value: None
Accept pipeline input: False
Accept wildcard characters: False

-DisableWildcardHandling

DisableWildcardHandling treats wildcard characters as literal character values. Cannot be combined with ForceWildcardHandling.

Type: SwitchParameter
Parameter Sets: (All)
Aliases: 

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

-ForceWildcardHandling

ForceWildcardHandling processes wildcard characters and may lead to unexpected behavior (not recommended). Cannot be combined with DisableWildcardHandling.

Type: SwitchParameter
Parameter Sets: (All)
Aliases: 

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

-InputObject

Specifies a device object. To obtain a device object, use the Get-CMDevice cmdlet.

Type: IResultObject
Parameter Sets: SearchByValueMandatory
Aliases: 

Required: True
Position: Named
Default value: None
Accept pipeline input: True (ByValue)
Accept wildcard characters: False

-WhatIf

Shows what would happen if the cmdlet runs. The cmdlet is not run.

Type: SwitchParameter
Parameter Sets: (All)
Aliases: wi

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/?LinkID=113216).

INPUTS

OUTPUTS

NOTES

Block-CMDevice

Get-CMDevice

Remove-CMDevice

Unblock-CMDevice