New-CMClientSetting

Creates customized client settings.

Syntax

New-CMClientSetting
   [-Description <String>]
   -Name <String>
   -Type <Types>
   [-DisableWildcardHandling]
   [-ForceWildcardHandling]
   [-WhatIf]
   [-Confirm]
   [<CommonParameters>]

Description

The New-CMClientSetting cmdlet creates a collection of customized settings for Configuration Manager client computers. After you create the customized settings and deploy them to client computer collections, the customized settings override the default client settings for that collection.

For more information about client settings, see About Client Settings 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 a customized collection of client settings

PS XYZ:\> New-CMClientSetting -Name "Win08ClientSettings" -Description "Windows 8 Client Computers Settings" -Type 1
AgentConfigurations: {}
AssignmentCount:     0
CreatedBy:           Contoso\DChew
DateCreated:         8/04/2012 4:40:03 PM
DateModified:        8/04/2012 4:40:03 PM
Description:         Windows 8 Client Computers Settings
Enabled:             False
FeatureType:         1
Flags:               0
LastModifiedBy:      Contoso\DChew
Name:                Win08ClientSettings
Priority:            0
SecuredScopeNames:   {Default}
Settings ID:         16777220
Type:                1
UniqueID:            {0CCA6700-AE5E-4949-8FBC-AA6719775CC3}

This command creates customized device settings for the group of client computers that run Windows´┐Ż 8. After the new collection of settings is created, the command displays an unpopulated list of setting properties. To refresh and view a populated list of properties, use Get-CMClientSetting. The output for this example shows a populated list.

Parameters

-Confirm

Prompts you for confirmation before running the cmdlet.

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

-Description

Specifies a description of the content of the new settings.

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

-Name

Specifies a name for customized client settings.

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

-Type

Specifies the type of customized settings. Valid values are: 1 (device) or 2 (user).

Type:Types
Accepted values:Default, Device, User
Position:Named
Default value:None
Required:True
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
Required:False
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False

Inputs

None

Outputs

IResultObject