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Retrieves metadata for software updates.


Sync-CMSoftwareUpdate -FullSync <Boolean> [<CommonParameters>]

Detailed Description

The Sync-CMSoftwareUpdate cmdlet retrieves metadata for software updates. You can use this cmdlet to retrieve metadata for all software updates or only recent changes to software updates. Software update synchronization in Microsoft System Center 2012 Configuration Manager is the process of retrieving the software updates metadata that meets the criteria that you configure.


-FullSync [<Boolean>]

Indicates whether to perform a complete synchronization of all updates or a delta synchronization.

Required?   true
Position?   named
Default value?  
Accept pipeline input?   True (ByPropertyName)
Accept wildcard characters?   false

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Example 1: Perform a full synchronization of software updates

PS> PS C:\>Sync-CMSoftwareUpdate -FullSync $True

This command retrieves metadata for all software updates.