Get-SCOMClassInstance

Gets class instances.

Syntax

Get-SCOMClassInstance [-Class] <ManagementPackClass[]> [-ComputerName <String[]>] [-Credential <PSCredential>]
 [-SCSession <Connection[]>] [<CommonParameters>]
Get-SCOMClassInstance [-DisplayName] <String[]> [-ComputerName <String[]>] [-Credential <PSCredential>]
 [-SCSession <Connection[]>] [<CommonParameters>]
Get-SCOMClassInstance [-Group] <EnterpriseManagementObject[]> [-ComputerName <String[]>]
 [-Credential <PSCredential>] [-SCSession <Connection[]>] [<CommonParameters>]
Get-SCOMClassInstance [-ComputerName <String[]>] [-Credential <PSCredential>] -Id <Guid[]>
 [-SCSession <Connection[]>] [<CommonParameters>]
Get-SCOMClassInstance [-ComputerName <String[]>] [-Credential <PSCredential>] -Name <String[]>
 [-SCSession <Connection[]>] [<CommonParameters>]

Description

The Get-SCOMClassInstance cmdlet gets one or more class instances.
A class represents a kind of object, and every object in System Center 2016 - Operations Manager is considered an instance of a particular class.
All instances of a class share a common set of properties.

Examples

Example 1: Gets class instances by using a display name

PS C:\>Get-SCOMClassInstance -Displayname "Server01.Contoso.Com", "*.contoso.com"
This command gets the class instance that has the display name Server01.Contoso.Com and the class instances in the contoso.com domain.

Example 2: Gets class instances by using a name

PS C:\>Get-SCOMClass -Name "*Windows*" | Get-SCOMClassInstance
This command gets class instances of classes. The command uses the Get-SCOMClass to get all classes that have "Windows" in their name, and passes the result to the Get-SCOMClassInstance cmdlet by using the pipeline operator. The command gets the class instances for the classes that have Windows in their name.

Example 3: Gets class instances by using an Id

PS C:\>Get-SCOMClassInstance -Id 7413b06b-a95b-4ae3-98f2-dac9ff76dabd
This command gets the class instance that has an Id of 7413b06b-a95b-4ae3-98f2-dac9ff76dabd.

Parameters

-Class

Specifies an array of ManagementPackClass objects.
To obtain a ManagementPackClass object, use the Get-SCOMClass cmdlet.

Type:ManagementPackClass[]
Required:True
Position:1
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:True (ByValue)
Accept wildcard characters:False

-ComputerName

Specifies an array of names of computers.
You can use NetBIOS names, IP addresses, or fully qualified domain names (FQDNs).
To specify the local computer, type the computer name, localhost, or a dot (.).

The System Center Data Access service must be running on the computer.
If you do not specify a computer, the cmdlet uses the computer for the current management group connection.

Type:String[]
Required:False
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False

-Credential

Specifies a PSCredential object for the management group connection.
To obtain a PSCredential object, use the Get-Credential cmdlet.
For more information, type Get-Help Get-Credential.

If you specify a computer in the ComputerName parameter, use an account that has access to that computer.
The default is the current user.

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

-DisplayName

Specifies an array of display names of objects.
Values for this parameter depend on which localized management packs you import and the locale of the user that runs Windows PowerShell.

Type:String[]
Required:True
Position:1
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:True

-Group

Specifies an array of EnterpriseManagementObject objects.
To obtain a EnterpriseManagementObject object, use the Get-SCOMGroup cmdlet.
For more information, type Get-Help Get-SCOMGroup.

Type:EnterpriseManagementObject[]
Required:True
Position:1
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:True (ByValue)
Accept wildcard characters:False

-Id

Specifies an array of GUIDs of classe instances.
To get the GUID of a class, type Get-SCOMClassInstance | Format-Table DisplayName, Id.

Type:Guid[]
Required:True
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:True (ByValue)
Accept wildcard characters:False

-Name

Specifies an array of names of objects.

Type:String[]
Required:True
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:True (ByValue)
Accept wildcard characters:True

-SCSession

Specifies an array of Connection objects.
To obtain a Connection object, use the Get-SCOMManagementGroupConnection cmdlet.

A connection object represents a connection to a management server.
The default is the current management group connection.

Type:Connection[]
Required:False
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False