Update-Script

Updates a script.

Syntax

Update-Script
      [[-Name] <String[]>]
      [-RequiredVersion <String>]
      [-MaximumVersion <String>]
      [-Proxy <Uri>]
      [-ProxyCredential <PSCredential>]
      [-Credential <PSCredential>]
      [-Force]
      [-AllowPrerelease]
      [-AcceptLicense]
      [-WhatIf]
      [-Confirm]
      [<CommonParameters>]

Description

The Update-Script cmdlet updates a script that is installed on the local computer. The updated script is downloaded from the same repository as the installed version.

Examples

Example 1: Update the specified script

This example updates an installed script and displays the updated version.

Update-Script -Name UpdateManagement-Template -RequiredVersion 1.1
Get-InstalledScript -Name UpdateManagement-Template

Version   Name                       Repository   Description
-------   ----                       ----------   -----------
1.1       UpdateManagement-Template  PSGallery    This is a template script for Update Management...

Update-Script uses the Name parameter to specify the script to update. The RequiredVersion parameter specifies the script version. Get-InstalledScript displays the updated version of the script.

Parameters

-AcceptLicense

Automatically accept the license agreement during installation if the package requires it.

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

Allows you to update a script with the newer script marked as a prerelease.

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

Prompts you for confirmation before running Update-Script.

Type:SwitchParameter
Aliases:cf
Position:Named
Default value:False
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False
-Credential

Specifies a user account that has permission to update a script.

Type:PSCredential
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:True
Accept wildcard characters:False
-Force

Forces Update-Script to run without asking for user confirmation.

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

Specifies the maximum, or newest, version of the script to update. The MaximumVersion and RequiredVersion parameters can't be used in the same command.

Type:String
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:True
Accept wildcard characters:False
-Name

Specifies one script name or an array of script names to update.

Type:String[]
Position:0
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:True
Accept wildcard characters:False
-PassThru
Type:SwitchParameter
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False
-Proxy

Specifies a proxy server for the request rather than connecting directly to an internet resource.

Type:Uri
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:True
Accept wildcard characters:False
-ProxyCredential

Specifies a user account that has permission to use the proxy server specified by the Proxy parameter.

Type:PSCredential
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:True
Accept wildcard characters:False
-RequiredVersion

Specifies the exact version number of the script to update. The MinimumVersion and RequiredVersion parameters can't be used in the same command.

Type:String
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:True
Accept wildcard characters:False
-WhatIf

Shows what would happen if Update-Script runs. The cmdlet isn't run.

Type:SwitchParameter
Aliases:wi
Position:Named
Default value:False
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False

Inputs

String[]

String

Uri

PSCredential

Outputs

Object

Notes

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