Import-​CM​Software​License

Imports a software license.

Syntax

Import-CMSoftwareLicense
      [-Confirm]
      [-DisableWildcardHandling]
      [-ForceWildcardHandling]
      -ImportType <ImportType>
      -MlsFilePath <String>
      [-WhatIf]
      [<CommonParameters>]

Description

The Import-CMSoftwareLicense cmdlet imports Microsoft and non-Microsoft licensing information into the Asset Intelligence catalog in Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager.

Examples

Example 1: Import a software license

PS C:\>Import-CMSoftwareLicense -MlsFilePath "\\ContosoFS01\Mid\SWLicense01.xml" -ImportType MicrosftVolumeLicenseStatement

This command imports a MVLS license statement from the licensing information file named SWLicense01.xml.

Required Parameters

-ImportType

Specifies an import type for the software license. The acceptable values for this parameter are: GeneralLicenseStatement and MicrosoftVolumeLicenseStatement.A general license statement contains information about the purchased licenses for any publisher. A Microsoft Volume License Statement (MVLS) license statement contains information about the license entitlements, or number of purchased licenses, for Microsoft products.

Type:ImportType
Parameter Sets:MicrosoftVolumeLicenseStatement, GeneralLicenseStatement
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False
-MlsFilePath

Specifies the Universal Naming Convention (UNC) path of a valid XML-formatted licensing information file.

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: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