Invoke-AzVMPatchAssessment

Assess patch state of a virtual machine.

Syntax

Invoke-AzVMPatchAssessment
      [-ResourceGroupName] <String>
      [-VMName] <String>
      [-AsJob]
      [-DefaultProfile <IAzureContextContainer>]
      [-WhatIf]
      [-Confirm]
      [<CommonParameters>]
Invoke-AzVMPatchAssessment
      [-ResourceId] <String>
      [-AsJob]
      [-DefaultProfile <IAzureContextContainer>]
      [-WhatIf]
      [-Confirm]
      [<CommonParameters>]
Invoke-AzVMPatchAssessment
      [-VM] <PSVirtualMachine>
      [-AsJob]
      [-DefaultProfile <IAzureContextContainer>]
      [-WhatIf]
      [-Confirm]
      [<CommonParameters>]

Description

Assesses the patch status of a VM and reports all detected patches that are available for installation.

Examples

Example 1

Invoke-AzVMPatchAssessment -ResourceGroupName "myRG" -VMName "myVM"

This command invokes patch assessment on virtual machine "mvVM" under resource group "myRG"

Parameters

-AsJob

Run cmdlet in the background

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

-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

-DefaultProfile

The credentials, account, tenant, and subscription used for communication with azure.

Type:IAzureContextContainer
Aliases:AzContext, AzureRmContext, AzureCredential
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False

-ResourceGroupName

Specifies the name of a resource group.

Type:String
Position:0
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:True
Accept wildcard characters:False

-ResourceId

Resource ID for your virtual machine.

Type:String
Position:0
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:True
Accept wildcard characters:False

-VM

PowerShell Virtual Machine Object

Type:PSVirtualMachine
Aliases:VMProfile
Position:0
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:True
Accept wildcard characters:False

-VMName

Virtual Machine name

Type:String
Position:1
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:True
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

String

Outputs

PSVirtualMachinePatchAssessmentResult