Patch Category

Cmdlets are usually implemented around resource operations. The four basic operations are CREATE, READ, UPDATE and DELETE. This set of operations is known as CRUD. Most of the cmdlets support CRUD which are respectively cmdlets that start with the New/Get/Set/Remove cmdlet verbs but they also may have additional operations.

Step 1: Retrieve a object by running a Get command 

You can READ objects by using Get-Patch cmdlet. See example below:
Get-Patch -SearchPhrase "ESX40-MMODE" -Severity critical -Product "esx 4.0.*" -After 10.11.2007

Step 2: Explore More Related Commands: 

Copy-Patch This cmdlet initializes staging of patches.
Get-PatchBaseline This cmdlet retrieves patch baselines.
New-PatchBaseline This cmdlet creates a new patch baseline.
Set-PatchBaseline This cmdlet modifies the properties of a patch baseline.
Sync-Patch This cmdlet downloads new patches into the Update Manager repository.

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