Get-PatchBaseline

This cmdlet retrieves all patch baselines or those specified by the provided cmdlet parameters.

Syntax

[[-TargetType]  <BaselineTargetType>]
[-BaselineContentType  <BaselineContentType[]>]
[-Extension]
[-Id  <Int32[]>]
[-Name  <String[]>]
[-Patch  <Patch>]
[CommonParameters]

Parameters

Required Parameter Name Type Position Features Description
optional
TargetType
BaselineTargetType 1 Specifies the target type of the patch baselines you want to retrieve. The valid value is Host. This parameter is deprecated and will be removed in a following release.
optional
BaselineContentType
BaselineContentType[] named Specifies the content type of the patch baselines you want to retrieve. The valid values are Both, Dynamic, and Static.
optional
Extension
SwitchParameter named Specifies that you want to retrieve only Extension patch baselines.
optional
Id
Int32[] named Specifies the IDs of the patch baselines you want to retrieve. Note: When a list of values is specified for the Id parameter, the returned objects would have an ID that matches exactly one of the string values in that list.
optional
Name
String[] named
  • wildcards
  • Specifies the names of the patch baselines you want to retrieve.
    optional
    Patch
    Patch named
  • pipeline
  • Specifies a patch that belongs to the patch baseline you want to retrieve.

    [[-TargetType]  <BaselineTargetType>]
    [-BaselineContentType  <BaselineContentType[]>]
    [-Entity  <InventoryItem[]>]
    [-Extension]
    [-Id  <Int32[]>]
    [-Inherit]
    [-Name  <String[]>]
    [-Recurse]
    [-Server  <VIServer[]>]
    [CommonParameters]

    Parameters

    Required Parameter Name Type Position Features Description
    optional
    TargetType
    BaselineTargetType 1 Specifies the target type of the patch baselines you want to retrieve. The valid value is Host. This parameter is deprecated and will be removed in a following release.
    optional
    BaselineContentType
    BaselineContentType[] named Specifies the content type of the patch baselines you want to retrieve. The valid values are Both, Dynamic, and Static.
    optional
    Entity
    InventoryItem[] named
  • wildcards
  • pipeline
  • Specifies Template, VirtualMachine, VMHost, Cluster, Datacenter, Folder, and VApp objects to which the baselines you want to retrieve are attached to.
    optional
    Extension
    SwitchParameter named Specifies that you want to retrieve only Extension patch baselines.
    optional
    Id
    Int32[] named Specifies the IDs of the patch baselines you want to retrieve. Note: When a list of values is specified for the Id parameter, the returned objects would have an ID that matches exactly one of the string values in that list.
    optional
    Inherit
    SwitchParameter named Specifies that you want to retrieve the baselines inherited by the parent inventory entities.
    optional
    Name
    String[] named
  • wildcards
  • Specifies the names of the patch baselines you want to retrieve.
    optional
    Recurse
    SwitchParameter named If set, retrieves the patch baselines attached to the child entities. This parameter can be specified only if the -Entity parameter is set, too.
    optional
    Server
    VIServer[] named
  • pipeline
  • Specifies the vSphere servers on which you want to run the cmdlet. If no value is given to this parameter, the command runs on the default servers.

    Output

    Examples


    Example 1

    Get-VM -Name VMHost | Get-PatchBaseline

    Retrieves all patch baselines assigned to the VMHost host.

    Example 2

    Get-PatchBaseline -Entity VMHost -Inherit -Recurse

    Retrieves all patch baselines assigned to the VMHost host and its parent inventory object.

    Example 3

    $patch = Get-Patch -Id 1
    Get-PatchBaseline -Patch $patch

    Retrieves the patch baselines that contain the patch with ID 1.

    Example 4

    Get-PatchBaseline -Id 1,2,3

    Retrieves the patch baselines with IDs 1, 2, and 3.

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