Import-CMSoftwareLicense

SYNOPSIS

Imports a software license.

SYNTAX

Import-CMSoftwareLicense -MlsFilePath <String> -ImportType <ImportType> [-DisableWildcardHandling]
 [-ForceWildcardHandling] [-WhatIf] [-Confirm] [<CommonParameters>]

DESCRIPTION

The Import-CMSoftwareLicense cmdlet imports Microsoft and non-Microsoft licensing information into the Asset Intelligence catalog in Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager.

EXAMPLES

Example 1: Import a software license

PS C:\>Import-CMSoftwareLicense -MlsFilePath "\\ContosoFS01\Mid\SWLicense01.xml" -ImportType MicrosftVolumeLicenseStatement

This command imports a MVLS license statement from the licensing information file named SWLicense01.xml.

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

-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

-ImportType

Specifies an import type for the software license. The acceptable values for this parameter are: GeneralLicenseStatement and MicrosoftVolumeLicenseStatement.

A general license statement contains information about the purchased licenses for any publisher. A Microsoft Volume License Statement (MVLS) license statement contains information about the license entitlements, or number of purchased licenses, for Microsoft products.

Type: ImportType
Parameter Sets: (All)
Aliases: 
Accepted values: MicrosoftVolumeLicenseStatement, GeneralLicenseStatement

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

-MlsFilePath

Specifies the Universal Naming Convention (UNC) path of a valid XML-formatted licensing information file.

Type: String
Parameter Sets: (All)
Aliases: 

Required: True
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
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).

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