Automating Day-to-Day Tasks by Using Windows PowerShell
Applies To: Forefront Endpoint Protection
In Forefront Endpoint Protection, you can automate day-to-day tasks by using Windows PowerShell® and Configuration Manager Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) objects.
The following is a list of some of the day-to-day tasks that can be automated:
Deploy the FEP client software to the computers in a collection or remove the FEP client from computers in a collection.
Assign a FEP policy to the computers in a collection.
Unassign a FEP policy from the computers in a collection.
Assign a Desired Configuration Management (DCM) baseline to the computers in a collection.
Retrieve DCM baseline results for specific computers.
Unassign a DCM baseline from the computers in a collection.
Retrieve FEP dashboard data.
Retrieve report data.
Run a quick or full antimalware scan.
Force a definition update
This section contains the following topics to help you automate Forefront Endpoint Protection management by using Windows PowerShell and Configuration Manager WMI objects.