Sync-CMSoftwareUpdate

SYNOPSIS

Synchronizes software updates.

SYNTAX

Sync-CMSoftwareUpdate -FullSync <Boolean> [-DisableWildcardHandling] [-ForceWildcardHandling] [-WhatIf]
 [-Confirm] [<CommonParameters>]

DESCRIPTION

The Sync-CMSoftwareUpdate cmdlet retrieves metadata for software updates. Software updates synchronization in Configuration Manager uses Microsoft Update to retrieve software updates metadata. You can use this cmdlet to retrieve metadata for all software updates or only recent changes to software updates.

EXAMPLES

Example 1: Perform a full synchronization for all software updates

PS C:\> Sync-CMSoftwareUpdate -FullSync $True

This command performs a complete metadata synchronization for all software updates.

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

-FullSync

Indicates whether to perform a complete synchronization of all updates or a delta synchronization.

Type: Boolean
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).

INPUTS

OUTPUTS

NOTES

Get-CMSoftwareUpdate

Save-CMSoftwareUpdate

Set-CMSoftwareUpdate