O'Reilly logo

Microsoft System Center PowerShell Essentials by Guruprasad HP, Harshul Patel

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Software distribution

This section provides detailed knowledge of how to get information of software distribution components (including information on packages, programs, applications, and so on) and how to create your own package, program, and applications using PowerShell cmdlets. This section will also cover how to distribute and deploy packages and applications using PowerShell.

Handling packages and applications

PowerShell allows you to get details of one or more packages in Configuration Manager. You can use the package name and package ID as parameters to the cmdlet. If no parameters are specified, the cmdlet will retrieve all the packages available in Configuration Manager:

Get-CMPackage –Name "Adobe Reader"

We can use Get-CMApplication ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required