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In Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager we can automate recurring tasks or batch jobs using PowerShell.

Limiting collections - given a collection folder the limiting collection of each collection therein will be set to the value specified.

Getting Started

These instructions will get you a copy of the project up and running on your local machine for development and testing purposes.

Prerequisites

  • PowerShell
  • The SCCM console is required
  • An account with permission to modify collections

Installing

From source

Copy locally and then import the module.

Import-Module .\CMLimitingCollection\CMLimitingCollection.psm1

From PowerShell Gallery

Import-Module -Name CMLimitingCollection

You can view the module on the PowerShellGallery here.

Basic usage

  1. Copy the folder path from the console folder

Image of copying the console folder path

  1. Invoke the Set-LimitingCollection funtion and paste the console folder path and the target limiting collection name

Set-LimitingCollectionForFolder -Path "\Assets and Compliance\Overview\Device Collections\Applications" -LimitingCollectionName "Windows desktops"

Syntax

Set-LimitingCollectionForFolder -Path <String> -LimitingCollectionName <Object> [-SiteCode <String>] [-SiteServer <String>] [<CommonParameters>]

Set-LimitingCollectionForFolder -Path <String> -LimitingCollectionId <Object> [-SiteCode <String>] [-SiteServer <String>] [<CommonParameters>]

.PARAMETER Path
The path to the console folder containing the collections to be updated.

.PARAMETER LimitingCollectionName
The name of the new limiting collection.

.PARAMETER LimitingCollectionId
The CollectionId of the new limiting collection.

.PARAMETER SiteCode
[Optional] Connect to the specified site. If no value is provided the default site
used by the locally installed SCCM client will be used.

.PARAMETER SiteServer
[Optional] Connect to the specified site server. If no value is provided the default site
server used by the locally installed SCCM console will be used.

Running the tests

Unit tests can be run using Invoke-Pester

Built With

  • PowerShell
  • Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager
  • Pester

Tested With

  • PowerShell 5.1
  • Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 1706
  • Pester 3.4.0

Contributing

Please read CONTRIBUTING.md for details on our code of conduct, and the process for submitting pull requests to us.

Versioning

We use SemVer for versioning. For the versions available, see the tags on this repository.

Authors

See also the list of contributors who participated in this project.

License

This project is licensed under the MIT License - see the LICENSE.md file for details

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