Add-WsusDynamicCategory

Adds a dynamic category to a WSUS server.

Syntax

Add-WsusDynamicCategory
   [-Confirm]
   -DynamicCategoryType <DynamicCategoryType>
   -Name <String>
   [-UpdateServer <IUpdateServer>]
   [-WhatIf]
   [<CommonParameters>]
Add-WsusDynamicCategory
   [-Confirm]
   -InputObject <IDynamicCategory>
   [-UpdateServer <IUpdateServer>]
   [-WhatIf]
   [<CommonParameters>]

Description

The Add-WsusDynamicCategory cmdlet adds a dynamic category to a Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) server.

In order to transfer dynamic categories from one update server to another, pass the results of the Get-WsusDynamicCategory cmdlet to the current cmdlet by using the pipeline operator.

Examples

Example 1: Add a dynamic category to the local WSUS server

PS C:\> Add-WsusDynamicCategory -DynamicCategoryType Device -Name "PCI/Device07" 
Name                                     Type                                     Status
----                                     ----                                     ------
PCI/Device07                             Device                                   True

This command adds a dynamic category named PCI/Device07 the local update server. The command specifies that they type is Device.

Required Parameters

-DynamicCategoryType

Specifies the type of the dynamic category to add. The acceptable values for this parameter are:

  • ComputerModel
  • Device
  • Application
Type:DynamicCategoryType
Aliases:Type
Parameter Sets:ComputerModel, Device, Application, Any
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False
-InputObject

Specifies the dynamic category object that this cmdlet adds to the server. To obtain a dynamic category, use the Get-WsusDynamicCategory cmdlet.

Type:IDynamicCategory
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:True (ByValue)
Accept wildcard characters:False
-Name

Specifies the name of the dynamic category to add.

Type:String
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:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False
-UpdateServer

Specifies the WSUS server to which this cmdlet adds the dynamic category. To obtain a server, use the Get-WsusServer cmdlet. If you do not specify a value for this parameter, the cmdlet adds the dynamic category to the local server.

Type:IUpdateServer
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:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False

Inputs

IDynamicCategory

Outputs

IDynamicCategory