Get-SilSoftware

Displays the point in time identity of all software installed on the computer. Windows Server 2012 R2 with KB3000850 applied. For more information, see http://support.microsoft.com/kb/3000850.

Syntax

Get-SilSoftware
   [[-ID] <String[]>]
   [-Name <String[]>]
   [-CimSession <CimSession[]>]
   [-ThrottleLimit <Int32>]
   [-AsJob]
   [<CommonParameters>]

Description

The Get-SilSoftware cmdlet displays a list of all software products installed on computer. Software Inventory Logging collects the data at the point in time that you run the cmdlet. You can specify the ID parameter and Name parameter to filter the installed software products that the cmdlet displays.

Examples

Example 1: Display the identity of all installed software

PS C:\> Get-SilSoftware


ID             : {6B6533BD-1680-4368-908E-D50977561A86}
InstallDate    : 4/1/2013 12:00:00 AM
Name           : Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2010
Vendor         : Microsoft Corporation
Version        : 14.0.6029.1000

This command displays the point in time identity of all software installed on the host server.

Parameters

-AsJob

ps_cimcommon_asjob

Type:SwitchParameter
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False
-CimSession

Runs the cmdlet in a remote session or on a remote computer. Enter a computer name or a session object, such as the output of a New-CimSessionhttp://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/p/?LinkId=227967 or Get-CimSessionhttp://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/p/?LinkId=227966 cmdlet. The default is the current session on the local computer.

Type:CimSession[]
Aliases:Session
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False
-ID

Specifies an array of IDs of the software products installed on the server.

Type:String[]
Position:0
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:True (ByPropertyName)
Accept wildcard characters:False
-Name

Specifies an array of names of the software products installed on the server.

Type:String[]
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:True (ByPropertyName)
Accept wildcard characters:False
-ThrottleLimit

Specifies the maximum number of concurrent operations that can be established to run the cmdlet. If this parameter is omitted or a value of 0 is entered, then Windows PowerShell® calculates an optimum throttle limit for the cmdlet based on the number of CIM cmdlets that are running on the computer. The throttle limit applies only to the current cmdlet, not to the session or to the computer.

Type:Int32
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False

Outputs

Microsoft.Management.Infrastructure.CimInstance#root/InventoryLogging/MsftSil_Software

This cmdlet returns an object that encapsulates information about the program installed by using Windows Installer. That object includes the following properties:

  • ID (System.String)
  • InstallDate (System.DateTime)
  • Name (System.String)
  • Publisher (System.String)
  • Version (System.String)