New-CMApplication

Create an application.

Syntax

New-CMApplication
   [-AddOwner <String[]>]
   [-AddSupportContact <String[]>]
   [-AppCatalog <AppDisplayInfo[]>]
   [-AutoInstall <Boolean>]
   [-DefaultLanguageId <Int32>]
   [-Description <String>]
   [-DisplaySupersedenceInApplicationCatalog <Boolean>]
   [-IconLocationFile <String>]
   [-IsFeatured <Boolean>]
   [-Keyword <String[]>]
   [-LinkText <String>]
   [-LocalizedDescription <String>]
   [-LocalizedName <String>]
   [-Name] <String>
   [-OptionalReference <String>]
   [-Owner <String>]
   [-PrivacyUrl <String>]
   [-Publisher <String>]
   [-ReleaseDate <DateTime>]
   [-SoftwareVersion <String>]
   [-SupportContact <String>]
   [-UserDocumentation <String>]
   [-DisableWildcardHandling]
   [-ForceWildcardHandling]
   [-WhatIf]
   [-Confirm]
   [<CommonParameters>]

Description

Use this cmdlet to create an application. A Configuration Manager application defines the metadata about application. For more information, see Create applications in Configuration Manager.

Note

Run Configuration Manager cmdlets from the Configuration Manager site drive, for example PS XYZ:\>. For more information, see getting started.

Examples

Example 1: Create an application

This command creates an application named Application01.

New-CMApplication -Name "Application01" -Description "New Application" -Publisher "Contoso" -SoftwareVersion "1.0.0.1" -OptionalReference "Reference" -ReleaseDate 2/24/2016 -AutoInstall $True -Owner "Administrator" -SupportContact "Administrator" -LocalizedName "Application01" -UserDocumentation "https://contoso.com/content" -LinkText "For more information" -LocalizedDescription "New Localized Application" -Keyword "application" -PrivacyUrl "https://contoso.com/library/privacy" -IsFeatured $True -IconLocationFile "\\central\icons\icon.png"

Parameters

-AddOwner

Specify one or more administrative users who are responsible for this app.

Type:String[]
Aliases:AddOwners
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False
-AddSupportContact

Specify one or more administrative users that end users can contact for help with this application.

Type:String[]
Aliases:AddSupportContacts
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False
-AppCatalog

Use this parameter to specify a Software Center entry for a specific language. This entry can include all of the localized information about the app:

  • Description
  • IconLocationFile
  • Keyword
  • LinkText
  • PrivacyUrl
  • Title
  • UserDocumentation

To get this object, use the New-CMApplicationDisplayInfo cmdlet.

Type:AppDisplayInfo[]
Aliases:AppCatalogs
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False
-AutoInstall

Set this parameter to $true to allow the app to be installed from the Install Application task sequence step without being deployed.

Type:Boolean
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:False
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False
-DefaultLanguageId

Specify the language ID for the default Software Center language.

This ID is the decimal equivalent of the Windows language ID. For example, 1033 is 0x0409 for English (United States), and 2108 is 0x083C for Irish (Ireland). For more information, see [MS-LCID]: Windows Language Code Identifier (LCID) Reference.

Type:Int32
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False
-Description

Specify an optional administrator comment for the app. The maximum length is 2048 characters.

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

This parameter treats wildcard characters as literal character values. You can't combine it with ForceWildcardHandling.

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

Don't use this parameter. The application catalog is no longer supported.

Type:Boolean
Aliases:DisplaySupersedencesInApplicationCatalog
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False
-ForceWildcardHandling

This parameter processes wildcard characters and may lead to unexpected behavior (not recommended). You can't combine it with DisableWildcardHandling.

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

Specify the path to the file that contains the icon for this app. Icons can have pixel dimensions of up to 512x512. The file can be of the following image and icon file types:

  • DLL
  • EXE
  • JPG
  • ICO
  • PNG
Type:String
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False
-IsFeatured

Set this parameter to $true to display this application as a featured app and highlight it in the Company Portal.

Type:Boolean
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False
-Keyword

Specify a list of keywords in the selected language. These keywords help Software Center users search for the app.

Tip

To add multiple keywords, use CultureInfo.CurrentCulture.TextInfo.ListSeparator as the delimiter.

Type:String[]
Aliases:Keywords
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False
-LinkText

When you use the UserDocumentation parameter, use this parameter to show a string in place of "Additional information" in Software Center. The maximum length is 128 characters.

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

Specify a description for this app in the selected language. The maximum length is 2048 characters.

Type:String
Aliases:LocalizedApplicationDescription
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False
-LocalizedName

Specify the app name in the selected language. This name appears in Software Center.

A name is required for each language that you add.

The maximum length is 256 characters.

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

Specify a name for the app. The maximum length is 256 characters.

Type:String
Aliases:LocalizedDisplayName
Position:0
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False
-OptionalReference

Specify an optional string to help you find the app in the console. The maximum length is 256 characters.

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

Specify an administrative user who's responsible for this app.

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

Specify a website address to the privacy statement for the app. The format needs to be a valid URL, for example https://contoso.com/privacy. The maximum length of the entire string is 128 characters.

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

Specify optional vendor information for this app. The maximum length is 256 characters.

Type:String
Aliases:Manufacturer
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False
-ReleaseDate

Specify a date object for when this app was released. To get this object, use the Get-Date built-in cmdlet.

Type:DateTime
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False
-SoftwareVersion

Specify an optional version string for the app. The maximum length is 64 characters.

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

Specify an administrative user that end users can contact for help with this application.

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

Specify the location of a file from which Software Center users can get more information about this app. This location is a website address, or a network path and file name. Make sure that users have access to this location.

The maximum length of the entire string is 256 characters.

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

Shows what would happen if the cmdlet runs. The cmdlet doesn't run.

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

Inputs

None

Outputs

IResultObject

IResultObject

Notes

For more information on this return object and its properties, see SMS_Application server WMI class.