Block-CMDevice

Blocks a device.

Syntax

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

Description

The Block-CMDevice cmdlet blocks one or more client devices. You must block a device from the client's assigned site. You cannot block the device from sites higher in the hierarchy. Blocked devices are ignored by the Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager hierarchy. To unblock a device, use the Unblock-CMDevice cmdlet.

Examples

Example 1: Block a device

PS C:\>Block-CMDevice -DeviceName "CMCEN-DIST02"

This command blocks the device named Test-DIST02.

Example 2: Get a device and block it

PS C:\> Get-CMDevice -Name "WIN10-86-33" | Block-CMDevice

This command gets the device object named WIN10-86-33 and uses the pipeline operator to pass the object to the Block-CMDevice cmdlet, which blocks 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:0
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