Get-CMSoftwareInventory

Retrieves an object that collects software inventory data in Configuration Manager.

Syntax

Get-CMSoftwareInventory
   -Id <String>
   [-DisableWildcardHandling]
   [-ForceWildcardHandling]
   [<CommonParameters>]
Get-CMSoftwareInventory
   [-Name <String>]
   [-DisableWildcardHandling]
   [-ForceWildcardHandling]
   [<CommonParameters>]

Description

The Get-CMSoftwareInventory cmdlet retrieves an object that collects information about files that client devices contain.

Examples

Example 1: Get a software inventory object

PS C:\> Get-CMSoftwareInventory -Name "MSXML 6.0 Parser"

This command gets the software inventory object named MSXML 6.0 Parser.

Required Parameters

-Id

Specifies an array of IDs of software files.

Type:String
Aliases:SoftwareKey
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False

Optional Parameters

-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
-Name

Specifies an array of names of software files.

Type:String
Aliases:CommonName
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False