Invoke-CMForestDiscovery

SYNOPSIS

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.

EXAMPLES

Example 1: Invoke a forest discovery operation

PS C:\>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
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

-SiteCode

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

Type: String
Parameter Sets: (All)
Aliases: 

Required: False
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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