Invoke-CMForestDiscovery

Starts a forest discovery operation in Active Directory.

Syntax

Invoke-CMForestDiscovery
      [-SiteCode <String>]
      [-DisableWildcardHandling]
      [-ForceWildcardHandling]
      [-WhatIf]
      [-Confirm]
      [<CommonParameters>]

Description

The Invoke-CMForestDiscovery cmdlet starts a forest discovery operation in Active Directory. A forest discovery returns a list of Active Directory sites, subnets, and domains.

Note

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.

Examples

Example 1: Invoke a forest discovery operation

PS XYZ:\>Invoke-CMForestDiscovery -SiteCode "CM4"

This command invokes a forest discovery operation in Active Directory starting at the site that has the site code CM4.

Parameters

-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
-DisableWildcardHandling

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

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

Specifies the site that is the starting point for the forest discovery operation.

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

Outputs