Invoke-CMForestDiscovery

Starts a forest discovery operation in Active Directory.

Syntax

Invoke-CMForestDiscovery
      [-SiteCode <String>]
      [-DisableWildcardHandling]
      [-ForceWildcardHandling]
      [-WhatIf]
      [-Confirm]
      [<CommonParameters>]

Description

The Invoke-CMForestDiscovery cmdlet starts a forest discovery operation in Active Directory. A forest discovery returns a list of Active Directory sites, subnets, and domains.

Examples

Example 1: Invoke a forest discovery operation

PS C:\>Invoke-CMForestDiscovery -SiteCode "CM4"

This command invokes a forest discovery operation in Active Directory starting at the site that has the site code CM4.

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
-SiteCode

Specifies the site that is the starting point for the forest discovery operation.

Type:String
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