Copy-CMCollection

SYNOPSIS

Copys a Configuration Manager collection.

SYNTAX

ByName (Default)

Copy-CMCollection -Name <String> [-NewName <String>] [-PassThru] [-DisableWildcardHandling]
 [-ForceWildcardHandling] [-WhatIf] [-Confirm] [<CommonParameters>]

ById

Copy-CMCollection -Id <String> [-NewName <String>] [-PassThru] [-DisableWildcardHandling]
 [-ForceWildcardHandling] [-WhatIf] [-Confirm] [<CommonParameters>]

SetByValue

Copy-CMCollection -InputObject <IResultObject> [-NewName <String>] [-PassThru] [-DisableWildcardHandling]
 [-ForceWildcardHandling] [-WhatIf] [-Confirm] [<CommonParameters>]

DESCRIPTION

The Copy-CMCollection cmdlet clones an existing collection object to a new one in Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager.

Configuration Manager collections provide a way to manage users, computers, and other resources in your organization. They not only give you a means to organize your resources, but they also give you a means to distribute Configuration Manager packages to clients and users.

EXAMPLES

Example 1

PS C:\> Copy-CMCollection -Name "testUser" -NewName "testUserNew"

This command exports the collection named testUser to a new collection named testUserNew.

PARAMETERS

-Confirm

Prompts you for confirmation before running the cmdlet.

Type: SwitchParameter
Parameter Sets: (All)
Aliases: cf

Required: False
Position: Named
Default value: None
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

-Id

Type: String
Parameter Sets: ById
Aliases: CollectionId

Required: True
Position: Named
Default value: None
Accept pipeline input: False
Accept wildcard characters: False

-InputObject

Type: IResultObject
Parameter Sets: SetByValue
Aliases: Collection

Required: True
Position: Named
Default value: None
Accept pipeline input: True (ByValue)
Accept wildcard characters: False

-Name

Type: String
Parameter Sets: ByName
Aliases: CollectionName

Required: True
Position: Named
Default value: None
Accept pipeline input: False
Accept wildcard characters: False

-NewName

Type: String
Parameter Sets: (All)
Aliases: NewCollectionName

Required: False
Position: Named
Default value: None
Accept pipeline input: False
Accept wildcard characters: False

-PassThru

Returns an object representing the item with which you are working. By default, this cmdlet may not generate any output.

Type: SwitchParameter
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: None
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

Microsoft.ConfigurationManagement.ManagementProvider.IResultObject

OUTPUTS

IResultObject[]#SMS_Collection

IResultObject#SMS_Collection

NOTES