Sync-CMSoftwareUpdate

Synchronizes software updates.

Syntax

Sync-CMSoftwareUpdate
    -FullSync <Boolean>
    [-DisableWildcardHandling]
    [-ForceWildcardHandling]
    [-WhatIf]
    [-Confirm]
    [<CommonParameters>]

Description

The Sync-CMSoftwareUpdate cmdlet retrieves metadata for software updates. Software updates synchronization in Configuration Manager uses Microsoft Update to retrieve software updates metadata. You can use this cmdlet to retrieve metadata for all software updates or only recent changes to software updates.

Examples

Example 1: Perform a full synchronization for all software updates

PS C:\> Sync-CMSoftwareUpdate -FullSync $True

This command performs a complete metadata synchronization for all software updates.

Required Parameters

-FullSync

Indicates whether to perform a complete synchronization of all updates or a delta synchronization.

Type:Boolean
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
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