Approve-CMDevice

Approves a device.

Syntax

Approve-CMDevice
       -DeviceId <String>
       [-DisableWildcardHandling]
       [-ForceWildcardHandling]
       [-WhatIf]
       [-Confirm]
       [<CommonParameters>]
Approve-CMDevice
       -DeviceName <String>
       [-DisableWildcardHandling]
       [-ForceWildcardHandling]
       [-WhatIf]
       [-Confirm]
       [<CommonParameters>]
Approve-CMDevice
       -InputObject <IResultObject>
       [-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.

Required Parameters

-DeviceId

Specifies the ID of a device.

Type:String
Aliases:ResourceId
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False
-DeviceName

Specifies the name of a device.

Type:String
Aliases:Name
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
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:True (ByValue)
Accept wildcard characters:False

Optional 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
-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