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  • File WSUS-Admin-Module.ps1 — part of check-in [853e31ea12] at 2018-06-10 13:09:05 on branch trunk — This module allows you to manage WSUS from PowerShell. Save code as a .psm1 file and use the Import-Module command for this module. You can approve/decline updates, perform synchronizations, add/remove clients from a target group, create/delete Target groups and much more with currently 40 advanced functions. For more information about this module, please see my blog http://boeprox.wordpress.com/ (user: Boe Prox size: 66185)

# encoding: utf-8
# api: powershell
# title: WSUS Admin Module
# description: This module allows you to manage WSUS from PowerShell. Save code as a .psm1 file and use the Import-Module command for this module. You can approve/decline updates, perform synchronizations, add/remove clients from a target group, create/delete Target groups and much more with currently 40 advanced functions. For more information about this module, please see my blog http://boeprox.wordpress.com/
# version: 1.0
# type: module
# author: Boe Prox 
# license: CC0
# function: Get-WSUSCommands
# x-poshcode-id: 2363
# x-archived: 2010-11-24T12:17:58
#
#
Write-Host "`n" 
Write-Host "`t`tWSUS Administrator Module 1.0" 
Write-Host "`n" 
Write-Host -nonewline "Make initial connection to WSUS Server:`t" 
Write-Host -fore Yellow "Connect-WSUSServer" 
Write-Host -nonewline "Disconnect from WSUS Server:`t`t" 
Write-Host -fore Yellow "Disconnect-WSUSServer" 
Write-Host -nonewline "List all available commands:`t`t" 
Write-Host -fore Yellow "Get-WSUSCommands" 
Write-Host "`n" 
 
function Get-WSUSCommands { 
<#   
.SYNOPSIS   
    Lists all WSUS functions available from this module. 
.DESCRIPTION 
    Lists all WSUS functions available from this module.     
.NOTES   
    Name: Get-WSUSCommand 
    Author: Boe Prox 
    DateCreated: 18Oct2010  
            
.LINK   
    https://boeprox.wordpress.org 
.EXAMPLE  
Get-WSUSCommands  
 
Description 
----------- 
This command lists all of the available WSUS commands in the module.       
#>  
[cmdletbinding()]   
Param ()  
 
#List all WSUS functions available 
Get-Command *WSUS*  -CommandType Function  | Sort-Object Name 
} 
 
function Connect-WSUSServer { 
<#   
.SYNOPSIS   
    Retrieves the last check-in times of clients on WSUS. 
.DESCRIPTION 
    Retrieves the last check-in times of clients on WSUS. You will need to run this on a machine that 
    has the WSUS Administrator console installed. 
.PARAMETER WsusServer 
    Name of WSUS server to query against.           
.PARAMETER Secure 
    Determines if a secure connection will be used to connect to the WSUS server. If not used, then a non-secure 
    connection will be used.     
.NOTES   
    Name: Get-LastCheckIn 
    Author: Boe Prox 
    DateCreated: 24SEPT2010  
            
.LINK   
    https://boeprox.wordpress.org 
.EXAMPLE 
Connect-WSUSServer -wsusserver "server1" 
 
Description 
----------- 
This command will make the connection to the WSUS using an unsecure port (Default:80). 
.EXAMPLE 
Connect-WSUSServer -wsusserver "server1"  -secure  
 
Description 
----------- 
This command will make a secure connection (Default: 443) to a WSUS server.      
        
#>  
[cmdletbinding( 
    DefaultParameterSetName = 'wsus', 
    ConfirmImpact = 'low' 
)] 
    Param( 
        [Parameter( 
            Mandatory = $True, 
            Position = 0, 
            ParameterSetName = 'wsus', 
            ValueFromPipeline = $True)] 
            [string]$WsusServer,                      
        [Parameter( 
            Mandatory = $False, 
            Position = 1, 
            ParameterSetName = 'wsus', 
            ValueFromPipeline = $False)] 
            [switch]$Secure                      
            )             
#Load required assemblies             
[void][reflection.assembly]::LoadWithPartialName("Microsoft.UpdateServices.Administration") 
#Make connection to WSUS server  
Write-Host -ForegroundColor Yellow "Attempting connection to WSUS Server: $($wsusserver)"    
$ErrorActionPreference = 'stop' 
Try { 
    If ($secure) { 
        $Global:wsus = [Microsoft.UpdateServices.Administration.AdminProxy]::getUpdateServer($wsusserver,$True) 
        $Wsus | FT Name, Version,PortNumber 
        } 
    Else { 
        $Global:wsus = [Microsoft.UpdateServices.Administration.AdminProxy]::getUpdateServer($wsusserver,$False) 
        $Wsus | FT Name, Version,PortNumber 
        } 
    } 
Catch { 
    Write-Error "Unable to connect to $($wsusserver)!`n$($error[0])" 
    }                 
} 
 
function Disconnect-WSUSServer { 
<#   
.SYNOPSIS   
    Disconnects session against WSUS server. 
.DESCRIPTION 
    Disconnects session against WSUS server. 
.NOTES   
    Name: Disconnect-WSUSServer 
    Author: Boe Prox 
    DateCreated: 27Oct2010  
            
.LINK   
    https://boeprox.wordpress.org 
.EXAMPLE 
Disconnect-WSUSServer 
 
Description 
----------- 
This command will disconnect the session to the WSUS server.   
        
#>  
[cmdletbinding()]   
Param ()  
#Disconnect WSUS session by removing the variable    
Remove-Variable -Name wsus -Force 
} 
 
function Get-WSUSClients { 
<#   
.SYNOPSIS   
    Retrieves a list of all of the clients in WSUS. 
.DESCRIPTION 
    Retrieves a list of all of the clients in WSUS.   
.NOTES   
    Name: Get-WSUSClients 
    Author: Boe Prox 
    DateCreated: 24SEPT2010  
            
.LINK   
    https://boeprox.wordpress.org 
.EXAMPLE 
Get-WSUSClients 
 
Description 
----------- 
This command will list every client in WSUS.   
        
#>  
[cmdletbinding()]   
Param ()  
#Gather all computers in WSUS     
$wsus.GetComputerTargets() 
} 
         
 
function Start-WSUSSync { 
<#   
.SYNOPSIS   
    Start synchronization on WSUS server. 
.DESCRIPTION 
    Start synchronization on WSUS server. 
.PARAMETER Monitor 
    Starts a synchronization and runs a background job to monitor currently running content download and  
    notifies user when completed.          
.NOTES   
    Name: Start-WSUSSync 
    Author: Boe Prox 
    DateCreated: 24SEPT2010  
            
.LINK   
    https://boeprox.wordpress.org 
.EXAMPLE 
Start-WSUSSync 
 
Description 
----------- 
This command will begin a manual sychronization on WSUS with the defined update source.  
.EXAMPLE 
Start-WSUSSync -monitor 
 
Description 
----------- 
This command will begin a manual synchronization on WSUS and will begin a background job that will notifiy via 
pop-up message when the synchronization has completed.       
        
#>  
[cmdletbinding( 
    DefaultParameterSetName = 'monitor', 
    ConfirmImpact = 'low', 
    SupportsShouldProcess = $True 
)]  
Param ( 
    [Parameter( 
        Mandatory = $False, 
        Position = 0, 
        ParameterSetName = 'monitor', 
        ValueFromPipeline = $False)] 
        [switch]$Monitor 
    ) 
$sub = $wsus.GetSubscription()     
$sync = $sub.GetSynchronizationProgress()     
If ($monitor) { 
    #Stop and remove any jobs for SyncMonitoring 
    $jobs = Get-Job | ? {$_.Name -eq "WSUSSyncProgressMonitor"} 
    If ($jobs) { 
        $jobs | Stop-Job 
        $jobs | Remove-Job 
        } 
    #Start WSUS synchronization 
    If ($pscmdlet.ShouldProcess($($wsus.name))) { 
            $sub.StartSynchronization()   
            "Synchronization have been started." 
            Start-Sleep -Seconds 3 
        Start-Job -Name "WSUSSyncProgressMonitor" -ArgumentList $sync -ScriptBlock { 
            Param ( 
                $sync 
                ) 
            #Load required assemblies for message window     
            [void] [System.Reflection.Assembly]::LoadWithPartialName(�System.Windows.Forms�)                         
            While ($sync.Phase -ne "NotProcessing") { 
                $null 
                } 
            [System.Windows.Forms.MessageBox]::Show("Synchronization has been completed on WSUS",�Information�)             
            } | Out-Null 
        }              
    } 
Else { 
    #Start WSUS synchronization 
    If ($pscmdlet.ShouldProcess($($wsus.name))) { 
        $sub.StartSynchronization()   
        "Synchronization have been started." 
        }  
    }  
}          
 
function Stop-WSUSSync { 
<#   
.SYNOPSIS   
    Stops a currently running WSUS sync. 
.DESCRIPTION 
    Stops a currently running WSUS sync. 
.NOTES   
    Name: Stop-WSUSSync 
    Author: Boe Prox 
    DateCreated: 24SEPT2010  
            
.LINK   
    https://boeprox.wordpress.org 
.EXAMPLE 
Stop-WSUSSync   
 
Description 
----------- 
This command will stop a currently running WSUS synchronization. 
        
#>  
[cmdletbinding( 
    DefaultParameterSetName = 'update', 
    ConfirmImpact = 'low', 
    SupportsShouldProcess = $True 
)] 
    Param() 
$sub = $wsus.GetSubscription()       
#Cancel synchronization running on WSUS        
If ($pscmdlet.ShouldProcess($($wsus.name))) { 
    $sub.StopSynchronization()  
    "Synchronization have been cancelled." 
    }     
}         
 
function Get-WSUSSyncHistory { 
<#   
.SYNOPSIS   
    Retrieves the synchronization history of the WSUS server. 
.DESCRIPTION 
    Retrieves the synchronization history of the WSUS server.     
.NOTES   
    Name: Get-WSUSSyncHistory  
    Author: Boe Prox 
    DateCreated: 24SEPT2010  
            
.LINK   
    https://boeprox.wordpress.org 
.EXAMPLE 
Get-WSUSSyncHistory 
 
Description 
----------- 
This command will list out the entire synchronization history of the WSUS server.   
        
#>  
[cmdletbinding()]   
Param ()  
 
$sub = $wsus.GetSubscription() 
$sub.GetSynchronizationHistory()       
}   
 
function Get-WSUSSyncProgress { 
<#   
.SYNOPSIS   
    Displays the current progress of a WSUS synchronization. 
.DESCRIPTION 
    Displays the current progress of a WSUS synchronization.  
.PARAMETER Monitor 
    Runs a background job to monitor currently running synchonization and notifies user when completed.       
.NOTES   
    Name: Get-WSUSSyncProgress 
    Author: Boe Prox 
    DateCreated: 24SEPT2010  
            
.LINK   
    https://boeprox.wordpress.org 
.EXAMPLE 
Get-WSUSSyncProgress  
 
Description 
----------- 
This command will show you the current status of the WSUS sync. 
.EXAMPLE 
Get-WSUSSyncProgress -monitor      
 
Description 
----------- 
This command will begin a background job that will notify you when the WSUS synchronization 
has been completed. 
        
#>  
[cmdletbinding()]   
Param ( 
    [Parameter( 
        Mandatory = $False, 
        Position = 0, 
        ParameterSetName = 'monitor', 
        ValueFromPipeline = $False)] 
        [switch]$Monitor 
    ) 
$sub = $wsus.GetSubscription()     
If ($monitor) { 
    $job = Get-Job 
    If ($job) { 
        $job = Get-Job -Name "WSUSSyncProgressMonitor" 
        } 
    If ($job) { 
        Get-Job -Name "WSUSSyncProgressMonitor" | Stop-Job 
        Get-Job -Name "WSUSSyncProgressMonitor" | Remove-Job 
        }     
    Start-Job -Name "WSUSSyncProgressMonitor" -ArgumentList $sub -ScriptBlock { 
        Param ( 
            $sub 
            ) 
        #Load required assemblies for message window     
        [void] [System.Reflection.Assembly]::LoadWithPartialName(�System.Windows.Forms�)                         
        While (($sub.GetSynchronizationProgress()).Phase -ne "NotProcessing") { 
            $null 
            } 
        [System.Windows.Forms.MessageBox]::Show("Synchronization has been completed on WSUS",�Information�)             
        } | Out-Null  
    } 
Else { 
    #Gather all child servers in WSUS     
    $sub.GetSynchronizationProgress()  
    }  
      
}   
 
function Get-WSUSEvents { 
<#   
.SYNOPSIS   
    Retrieves all WSUS events. 
.DESCRIPTION 
    Retrieves all WSUS events from the WSUS server.   
.NOTES   
    Name: Get-WSUSEvents 
    Author: Boe Prox 
    DateCreated: 24SEPT2010  
            
.LINK   
    https://boeprox.wordpress.org 
.EXAMPLE 
Get-WSUSEvents   
 
Description 
----------- 
This command will show you all of the WSUS events. 
        
#>  
[cmdletbinding()]   
Param ()  
 
$sub = $wsus.GetSubscription() 
$sub.GetEventHistory()       
}   
 
function Get-WSUSGroups { 
<#   
.SYNOPSIS   
    Retrieves all of the WSUS Target Groups. 
.DESCRIPTION 
    Retrieves all of the WSUS Target Groups.     
.NOTES   
    Name: Get-WSUSGroups 
    Author: Boe Prox 
    DateCreated: 24SEPT2010  
            
.LINK   
    https://boeprox.wordpress.org 
.EXAMPLE 
Get-WSUSGroups   
 
Description 
----------- 
This command will list out all of the WSUS Target groups and their respective IDs. 
        
#>  
[cmdletbinding()]   
Param ()  
  
$wsus.GetComputerTargetGroups()       
}   
 
function Get-WSUSServer { 
<#   
.SYNOPSIS   
    Retrieves connection and configuration information from the WSUS server. 
.DESCRIPTION 
    Retrieves connection and configuration information from the WSUS server.  
.PARAMETER Configuration 
    Lists more configuration information from WSUS Server       
.NOTES   
    Name: Get-WSUSServer 
    Author: Boe Prox 
    DateCreated: 24SEPT2010  
            
.LINK   
    https://boeprox.wordpress.org 
.EXAMPLE 
Get-WSUSServer 
 
Description 
----------- 
This command will display basic information regarding the WSUS server. 
.EXAMPLE 
Get-WSUSServer -configuration       
 
Description 
----------- 
This command will list out more detailed information regarding the configuration of the WSUS server. 
        
#>  
[cmdletbinding( 
    DefaultParameterSetName = 'wsus', 
    ConfirmImpact = 'low' 
)] 
    Param(                          
        [Parameter( 
            Mandatory = $False, 
            Position = 0, 
            ParameterSetName = 'wsus', 
            ValueFromPipeline = $False)] 
            [switch]$Configuration                      
            )                     
If ($configuration) { 
    $wsus.GetConfiguration() 
    } 
Else { 
    $wsus 
    }         
}   
 
function Get-WSUSUpdates { 
<#   
.SYNOPSIS   
    Retrieves all of the updates from a WSUS server. 
.DESCRIPTION 
    Retrieves all of the updates from a WSUS server.    
.NOTES   
    Name: Get-WSUSUpdates 
    Author: Boe Prox 
    DateCreated: 24SEPT2010  
            
.LINK   
    https://boeprox.wordpress.org 
.EXAMPLE 
Get-WSUSUpdates   
 
Description 
----------- 
This command will list out every update that is in WSUS's database whether it has been approved or not. 
        
#>  
[cmdletbinding()]   
Param ()  
  
$wsus.GetUpdates()       
}   
 
function Get-WSUSEmailConfig { 
<#   
.SYNOPSIS   
    Retrieves the email notification configuration from WSUS. 
.DESCRIPTION 
    Retrieves the email notification configuration from WSUS. 
.PARAMETER SendTestEmail 
    Optional switch that will send a test email to the configured email addresses         
.NOTES   
    Name: Get-WSUSEmailConfig 
    Author: Boe Prox 
    DateCreated: 24SEPT2010  
            
.LINK   
    https://boeprox.wordpress.org 
.EXAMPLE  
 Get-WSUSEmailConfig  
  
 Description 
----------- 
This command will display the configuration of the email notifications. 
.EXAMPLE  
Get-WSUSEmailConfig -SendTestEmail     
 
Description 
----------- 
This command will send a test email to the address or addresses in the To field. 
        
#>  
[cmdletbinding( 
    DefaultParameterSetName = 'wsus', 
    ConfirmImpact = 'low' 
)] 
    Param(                           
        [Parameter( 
            Mandatory = $False, 
            Position = 0, 
            ParameterSetName = 'wsus', 
            ValueFromPipeline = $False)] 
            [switch]$SendTestEmail                    
            )                    
$email = $wsus.GetEmailNotificationConfiguration()     
If ($SendTestEmail) { 
    $email.SendTestEmail() 
    Write-Host -fore Green "Test email sent." 
    }            
Else { 
    $email 
    }     
}   
 
function Get-WSUSUpdateCategories { 
<#   
.SYNOPSIS   
    Retrieves the list of Update categories available from WSUS. 
.DESCRIPTION 
    Retrieves the list of Update categories available from WSUS.    
.NOTES   
    Name: Get-WSUSUpdateCategories 
    Author: Boe Prox 
    DateCreated: 24SEPT2010  
            
.LINK   
    https://boeprox.wordpress.org 
.EXAMPLE 
Get-WSUSUpdateCategories   
 
Description 
----------- 
This command will list all of the categories for updates in WSUS. 
        
#>  
[cmdletbinding()]   
Param ()  
  
$wsus.GetUpdateCategories()       
}   
 
function Get-WSUSStatus { 
<#   
.SYNOPSIS   
    Retrieves a list of all updates and their statuses along with computer statuses. 
.DESCRIPTION 
    Retrieves a list of all updates and their statuses along with computer statuses.    
.NOTES   
    Name: Get-WSUSStatus 
    Author: Boe Prox 
    DateCreated: 24SEPT2010  
            
.LINK   
    https://boeprox.wordpress.org 
.EXAMPLE  
Get-WSUSStatus  
 
Description 
----------- 
This command will display the status of the WSUS server along with update statuses. 
        
#>  
[cmdletbinding()]   
Param ()  
 
$wsus.getstatus()       
}   
 
function Set-WSUSEmailConfig { 
<#   
.SYNOPSIS   
    Configures the email notifications on a WSUS server. 
.DESCRIPTION 
    Configures the email notifications on a WSUS server. It is important to note that the email address to send 
    the emails to is Read-Only and can only be configured from the WSUS Admin Console. After the settings have been 
    changed, the new configuration will be displayed. 
.PARAMETER EmailLanguage 
    What type of language to send the email in.           
.PARAMETER SenderDisplayName 
    The friendly name of where the email is coming from.     
.PARAMETER SenderEmailAddress 
    The senders email address 
.PARAMETER SendStatusNotification 
    Determines if an email will be sent for a status notification     
.PARAMETER SendSyncnotification 
    Determines if an email will be sent after a sync by WSUS 
.PARAMETER SMTPHostname 
    Server name of the smtp server to send email from 
.PARAMETER SMTPPort 
    Port number to be used to connect to smtp server to send email 
.PARAMETER SmtpServerRequiresAuthentication 
    Used if smtp server requires authentication 
.PARAMETER SmtpUserName   
    Username to submit if required by smtp server 
.PARAMETER StatusNotificationFrequency 
    Frequency (Daily or Weekly) to send notifications 
.PARAMETER StatusNotificationTimeOfDay 
    Date/Time to send notifications 
.PARAMETER UpdateServer 
    Name of the WSUS update server 
.PARAMETER SmtpPassword 
    Password to user for smtp server connection.     
.NOTES   
    Name: Set-WSUSEmailConfig 
    Author: Boe Prox 
    DateCreated: 24SEPT2010  
            
.LINK   
    https://boeprox.wordpress.org 
.EXAMPLE   
Set-WSUSEmailConfig -SenderDisplayName "WSUSAdmin" -SenderEmailAddress "wsusadmin@domain.com" 
 
Description 
-----------   
This command will change the sender name and email address for email notifications and then display the new settings.       
#>  
[cmdletbinding( 
    DefaultParameterSetName = 'wsus', 
    ConfirmImpact = 'low' 
)] 
    Param( 
        [Parameter( 
            Mandatory = $False, Position = 0, 
            ParameterSetName = '', ValueFromPipeline = $False)] 
            [string]$EmailLanguage,                      
        [Parameter( 
            Mandatory = $False, Position = 1, 
            ParameterSetName = '', ValueFromPipeline = $False)] 
            [string]$SenderDisplayName,                           
        [Parameter( 
            Mandatory = $False, Position = 2, 
            ParameterSetName = '', ValueFromPipeline = $False)] 
            [string]$SenderEmailAddress,    
        [Parameter( 
            Mandatory = $False, Position = 3, 
            ParameterSetName = '', ValueFromPipeline = $False)] 
            [string][ValidateSet("True","False")]$SendStatusNotification, 
        [Parameter( 
            Mandatory = $False, Position = 4, 
            ParameterSetName = '',ValueFromPipeline = $False)] 
            [string][ValidateSet("True","False")]$SendSyncnotification, 
        [Parameter( 
            Mandatory = $False, Position = 5, 
            ParameterSetName = '', ValueFromPipeline = $False)] 
            [string]$SMTPHostname, 
        [Parameter( 
            Mandatory = $False, Position = 6, 
            ParameterSetName = '', ValueFromPipeline = $False)] 
            [int]$SMTPPort, 
        [Parameter( 
            Mandatory = $False, Position = 7, 
            ParameterSetName = '', ValueFromPipeline = $False)] 
            [string][ValidateSet("True","False")]$SmtpServerRequiresAuthentication,     
        [Parameter( 
            Mandatory = $False, Position = 8, 
            ParameterSetName = 'account', ValueFromPipeline = $False)] 
            [string]$SmtpUserName, 
        [Parameter( 
            Mandatory = $False, Position = 9, 
            ParameterSetName = '', ValueFromPipeline = $False)] 
            [string][ValidateSet("Daily","Weekly")]$StatusNotificationFrequency, 
        [Parameter( 
            Mandatory = $False, Position = 10, 
            ParameterSetName = '', ValueFromPipeline = $False)] 
            [string]$StatusNotificationTimeOfDay, 
        [Parameter( 
            Mandatory = $False,Position = 11, 
            ParameterSetName = '',ValueFromPipeline = $False)] 
            [string]$UpdateServer, 
        [Parameter( 
            Mandatory = $False,Position = 12, 
            ParameterSetName = 'account',ValueFromPipeline = $False)] 
            [string]$SmtpPassword                                                                                                                                                               
            )    
#Configure Email Notifications 
$email = $wsus.GetEmailNotificationConfiguration() 
$ErrorActionPreference = 'stop' 
Try { 
    If ($StatusNotificationTimeOfDay) { 
        #Validate Notification Time of Day Parameter 
        If (!([regex]::ismatch($StatusNotificationTimeOfDay,"^\d{2}:\d{2}$"))) { 
            Write-Error "$($StatusNotificationTimeOfDay) is not a valid time to use!`nMust be 'NN:NN'" 
            } 
        Else {                 
            $email.StatusNotificationTimeOfDay = $StatusNotificationTimeOfDay 
            } 
        } 
    If ($UpdateServer) {$email.UpdateServer = $UpdateServer} 
    If ($EmailLanguage) {$email.EmailLanguage = $EmailLanguage} 
    If ($SenderDisplayName) {$email.SenderDisplayName = $SenderDisplayName} 
    If ($SenderEmailAddress) { 
        #Validate Email Address Parameter 
        If (!([regex]::ismatch($SenderEmailAddress,"^\w+@\w+\.com|mil|org|net$"))) { 
            Write-Error "$($SenderEmailAddress) is not a valid email address!`nMust be 'xxxx@xxxxx.xxx'" 
            } 
        Else {                     
            $email.SenderEmailAddress = $SenderEmailAddress 
            } 
        } 
    If ($SMTPHostname) {$email.SMTPHostname = $SMTPHostname} 
    If ($SMTPPort) {$email.SMTPPort = $SMTPPort} 
    If ($SmtpServerRequiresAuthentication) {$email.SmtpServerRequiresAuthentication = $SmtpServerRequiresAuthentication} 
    If ($SmtpUserName) {$email.SmtpUserName = $SmtpUserName} 
    If ($SmtpPassword) {$mail.SetSmtpUserPassword($SmtpPassword)} 
    Switch ($StatusNotificationFrequency) { 
        "Daily" {$email.StatusNotificationFrequency = [Microsoft.UpdateServices.Administration.EmailStatusNotificationFrequency]::Daily} 
        "Weekly" {$email.StatusNotificationFrequency = [Microsoft.UpdateServices.Administration.EmailStatusNotificationFrequency]::Weekly} 
        Default {$Null} 
        } 
    Switch ($SendStatusNotification) { 
        "True" {$email.SendStatusNotification = 1} 
        "False" {$email.SendStatusNotification = 0} 
        Default {$Null} 
        }         
    Switch ($SendSyncNotification) { 
        "True" {$email.SendSyncNotification = 1} 
        "False" {$email.SendSyncNotification = 0} 
        Default {$Null} 
        }  
    }     
Catch { 
    Write-Error "$($error[0])" 
    } 
#Save Configuration Changes 
Try { 
    $email.Save() 
    Write-Host -fore Green "Email settings changed" 
    $email 
    }         
Catch { 
    Write-Error "$($error[0])" 
    }     
}   
 
function Convert-WSUSTargetGroup { 
<#   
.SYNOPSIS   
    Converts the WSUS group from ID to Name or Name to ID. 
.DESCRIPTION 
    Converts the WSUS group from ID to Name or Name to ID. 
.PARAMETER Id 
    GUID of the group to be converted to friendly name           
.PARAMETER Name 
    Name of the group to be converted to a guid     
.NOTES   
    Name: Convert-WSUSTargetGroup 
    Author: Boe Prox 
    DateCreated: 24SEPT2010  
            
.LINK   
    https://boeprox.wordpress.org 
.EXAMPLE   
Convert-WSUSTargetGroup -name "Domain Servers" 
 
Description 
-----------       
This command will convert the group name "Domain Servers" into the GUID format. 
 
.EXAMPLE 
Convert-WSUSTargetGroup -ID "b73ca6ed-5727-47f3-84de-015e03f6a88a" 
 
Description 
-----------     
This command will convert the given GUID into a friendly name. 
 
#>  
[cmdletbinding( 
    DefaultParameterSetName = 'name', 
    ConfirmImpact = 'low' 
)] 
    Param( 
        [Parameter( 
            Mandatory = $False, 
            Position = 2, 
            ParameterSetName = 'id', 
            ValueFromPipeline = $False)] 
            [string]$Id, 
        [Parameter( 
            Mandatory = $False, 
            Position = 3, 
            ParameterSetName = 'name', 
            ValueFromPipeline = $False)] 
            [string]$Name                           
            )             
If ($name) {     
    Try {      
        $group = $wsus.GetComputerTargetGroups() | ? {$_.Name -eq $name} 
        $group | Select -ExpandProperty ID 
        } 
    Catch { 
        Write-Error "Unable to locate $($name)." 
        }         
    }   
If ($id) {     
    Try {      
        $group = $wsus.GetComputerTargetGroups() | ? {$_.ID -eq $id} 
        $group | Select -ExpandProperty Name 
        } 
    Catch { 
        Write-Error "Unable to locate $($id)." 
        }         
    }            
}   
 
function Get-WSUSClientsInGroup { 
<#   
.SYNOPSIS   
    Retrieves a list of clients that are members of a group. 
.DESCRIPTION 
    Retrieves a list of clients that are members of a group. 
.PARAMETER Id 
    Retrieves list of clients in group by group guid.           
.PARAMETER Name 
    Retrieves list of clients in group by group name.     
.NOTES   
    Name: Get-WSUSClientsInGroup 
    Author: Boe Prox 
    DateCreated: 24SEPT2010  
            
.LINK   
    https://boeprox.wordpress.org 
.EXAMPLE   
Get-WSUSClientsInGroup -name "Domain Servers" 
 
Description 
-----------       
This command will list all clients that are members of the specified group via group name. 
 
.EXAMPLE 
Get-WSUSClientsInGroup -ID "b73ca6ed-5727-47f3-84de-015e03f6a88a" 
 
Description 
-----------     
This command will list all clients that are members of the specified group via the group guid. 
        
#>  
[cmdletbinding( 
    DefaultParameterSetName = 'name', 
    ConfirmImpact = 'low' 
)] 
    Param( 
        [Parameter( 
            Mandatory = $False, 
            Position = 2, 
            ParameterSetName = 'name',             
            ValueFromPipeline = $False)] 
            [string]$Name, 
        [Parameter( 
            Mandatory = $False, 
            Position = 3, 
            ParameterSetName = 'id', 
            ValueFromPipeline = $False)] 
            [string]$Id                            
            )                         
If ($id) {      
    ($wsus.GetComputerTargetGroups() | ? {$_.Id -eq $id}).GetComputerTargets() 
    } 
If ($name) { 
    ($wsus.GetComputerTargetGroups() | ? {$_.name -eq $name}).GetComputerTargets() 
    }     
}   
 
function Get-WSUSClient { 
<#   
.SYNOPSIS   
    Retrieves information about a WSUS client. 
.DESCRIPTION 
    Retrieves information about a WSUS client. 
.PARAMETER Computer 
    Name of the client to search for. Accepts a partial name. 
.NOTES   
    Name: Get-WSUSClient 
    Author: Boe Prox 
    DateCreated: 24SEPT2010  
            
.LINK   
    https://boeprox.wordpress.org 
.EXAMPLE   
Get-WSUSClient -computer "server1" 
 
Description 
-----------       
This command will search for and display all computers matching the given input.  
        
#>  
[cmdletbinding( 
    DefaultParameterSetName = 'wsus', 
    ConfirmImpact = 'low' 
)] 
    Param( 
        [Parameter( 
            Mandatory = $True, 
            Position = 0, 
            ParameterSetName = 'wsus', 
            ValueFromPipeline = $True)] 
            [string]$Computer                                   
            )                 
$ErrorActionPreference = 'stop'     
#Retrieve computer in WSUS 
Try {       
    $wsus.SearchComputerTargets($computer) 
    } 
Catch { 
    Write-Error "Unable to retrieve $($computer) from database." 
    }     
} 
 
function New-WSUSGroup { 
<#   
.SYNOPSIS   
    Creates a new WSUS Target group. 
.DESCRIPTION 
    Creates a new WSUS Target group. 
.PARAMETER Group 
    Name of group being created. 
.PARAMETER ParentGroupName 
    Name of group being created. 
.PARAMETER ParentGroupId 
    Name of group being created.         
.NOTES   
    Name: New-WSUSGroup 
    Author: Boe Prox 
    DateCreated: 24SEPT2010  
            
.LINK   
    https://boeprox.wordpress.org 
.EXAMPLE  
New-WSUSGroup -name "TestGroup" 
 
Description 
-----------   
This command will create a new Target group called 'TestGroup'        
.EXAMPLE  
New-WSUSGroup -name "TestGroup" -parentgroupname "Domain Servers" 
 
Description 
-----------   
This command will create a new Target group called 'TestGroup' under the parent group 'Domain Servers'     
#>  
[cmdletbinding( 
    DefaultParameterSetName = 'group', 
    ConfirmImpact = 'low', 
    SupportsShouldProcess = $True 
)] 
    Param( 
        [Parameter( 
            Mandatory = $True, 
            Position = 0, 
            ParameterSetName = '', 
            ValueFromPipeline = $True)] 
            [string]$Group, 
        [Parameter( 
            Mandatory = $False, 
            Position = 1, 
            ParameterSetName = 'parentgroup', 
            ValueFromPipeline = $True)] 
            [string]$ParentGroupName, 
        [Parameter( 
            Mandatory = $False, 
            Position = 2, 
            ParameterSetName = 'parentgroup', 
            ValueFromPipeline = $True)] 
            [string]$ParentGroupId                                               
            )  
Process { 
    #Determine action based on Parameter Set Name 
    Switch ($pscmdlet.ParameterSetName) {             
        "group" { 
            Write-Verbose "Creating computer group"         
            If ($pscmdlet.ShouldProcess($group)) { 
                #Create the computer target group 
                $wsus.CreateComputerTargetGroup($group) 
                "$($group) has been created." 
                } 
            }                 
        "parentgroup" { 
            If ($parentgroupname) { 
                #Retrieve group based off of name 
                Write-Verbose "Querying for parent group" 
                $parentgroup = Get-WSUSGroups | ? {$_.name -eq $parentgroupname} 
                If (!$parentgroup) { 
                    Write-Error "Parent Group name `'$parentgroupname`' does not exist in WSUS!" 
                    Break 
                    } 
                } 
            If ($parentgroupid) { 
                #Retrieve group based off of guid 
                Write-Verbose "Querying for parent group" 
                $parentgroup = Get-WSUSGroups | ? {$_.id -eq $parentgroupid} 
                If (!$parentgroup) { 
                    Write-Error "Parent Group id `'$parentgroupid`' does not exist in WSUS!" 
                    Break 
                    }                 
                }                     
            Write-Verbose "Creating computer group"                 
            If ($pscmdlet.ShouldProcess($group)) { 
                #Create the computer target group 
                $wsus.CreateComputerTargetGroup($group,$parentgroup) 
                "$($group) has been created under $($parentgroup.Name)." 
                }             
            }                 
        } 
    }                 
}             
 
function Get-WSUSUpdate { 
<#   
.SYNOPSIS   
    Retrieves information from a wsus update. 
.DESCRIPTION 
    Retrieves information from a wsus update. Depending on how the information is presented in the search, more 
    than one update may be returned.  
.PARAMETER Update 
    String to search for. This can be any string for the update to include 
    KB article numbers, name of update, category, etc... Use of wildcards (*,%) not allowed in search! 
.NOTES   
    Name: Get-WSUSUpdate 
    Author: Boe Prox 
    DateCreated: 24SEPT2010  
            
.LINK   
    https://boeprox.wordpress.org 
.EXAMPLE  
Get-WSUSUpdate -update "Exchange" 
 
Description 
-----------   
This command will list every update that has 'Exchange' in it. 
.EXAMPLE 
Get-WSUSUpdate -update "925474" 
 
Description 
-----------   
This command will list every update that has '925474' in it. 
#>  
[cmdletbinding( 
    DefaultParameterSetName = 'wsus', 
    ConfirmImpact = 'low' 
)] 
    Param( 
        [Parameter( 
            Mandatory = $True, 
            Position = 0, 
            ParameterSetName = 'wsus', 
            ValueFromPipeline = $True)] 
            [string]$Update                                   
            )                 
$ErrorActionPreference = 'stop'     
#Retrieve computer in WSUS 
Try {       
    $wsus.SearchUpdates($update) 
    } 
Catch { 
    Write-Error "Unable to retrieve $($update) from database." 
    }     
} 
 
function Remove-WSUSGroup { 
<#   
.SYNOPSIS   
    Creates a new WSUS Target group. 
.DESCRIPTION 
    Creates a new WSUS Target group. 
.PARAMETER Name 
    Name of group being deleted. 
.PARAMETER Id 
    Id of group being deleted.        
.NOTES   
    Name: Remove-WSUSGroup 
    Author: Boe Prox 
    DateCreated: 24SEPT2010  
            
.LINK   
    https://boeprox.wordpress.org 
.EXAMPLE  
Remove-WSUSGroup  -name "Domain Servers" 
 
Description 
-----------   
This command will remove the Domain Servers WSUS Target group.   
.EXAMPLE  
Remove-WSUSGroup  -id "fc93e74e-ba59-4593-9ff7-690af1be695f" 
 
Description 
-----------   
This command will remove the Target group with ID 'fc93e74e-ba59-4593-9ff7-690af1be695f' from WSUS.        
#>  
[cmdletbinding( 
    DefaultParameterSetName = 'name', 
    ConfirmImpact = 'low', 
    SupportsShouldProcess = $True 
)] 
    Param( 
        [Parameter( 
            Mandatory = $False, 
            Position = 0, 
            ParameterSetName = 'name', 
            ValueFromPipeline = $True)] 
            [string]$Name, 
        [Parameter( 
            Mandatory = $False, 
            Position = 1, 
            ParameterSetName = 'id', 
            ValueFromPipeline = $True)] 
            [string]$Id 
        )             
Process { 
    #Determine action based on Parameter Set Name 
    Switch ($pscmdlet.ParameterSetName) {             
        "name" { 
            Write-Verbose "Querying for computer group" 
            $group = Get-WSUSGroup -name $name 
            If (!$group) { 
                Write-Error "Group $name does not exist in WSUS!" 
                Break 
                } 
            Else {                                
                If ($pscmdlet.ShouldProcess($name)) { 
                    #Create the computer target group 
                    $group.Delete() 
                    "$($name) has been deleted from WSUS." 
                    } 
                }                     
            }                 
        "id" { 
            Write-Verbose "Querying for computer group" 
            $group = Get-WSUSGroup -id $id 
            If (!$group) { 
                Write-Error "Group $id does not exist in WSUS!" 
                Break 
                }                                        
            If ($pscmdlet.ShouldProcess($id)) { 
                #Create the computer target group 
                $group.Delete() 
                "$($id) has been deleted from WSUS." 
                }             
            }                 
        } 
    }                 
}  
 
function Add-WSUSClientToGroup { 
<#   
.SYNOPSIS   
    Adds a computer client to an existing WSUS group. 
.DESCRIPTION 
    Adds a computer client to an existing WSUS group. 
.PARAMETER Group 
    Name of group to add client to. 
.PARAMETER Computer 
    Name of computer being added to group.         
.NOTES   
    Name: Add-WSUSClientToGroup 
    Author: Boe Prox 
    DateCreated: 24SEPT2010  
            
.LINK   
    https://boeprox.wordpress.org 
.EXAMPLE  
Add-WSUSClientToGroup -group "Domain Servers" -computer "server1" 
 
Description 
-----------   
This command will add the client "server1" to the WSUS target group "Domain Servers".        
#>  
[cmdletbinding( 
    DefaultParameterSetName = 'group', 
    ConfirmImpact = 'low', 
    SupportsShouldProcess = $True 
)] 
    Param( 
        [Parameter( 
            Mandatory = $True, 
            Position = 0, 
            ParameterSetName = 'group', 
            ValueFromPipeline = $True)] 
            [string]$Group, 
        [Parameter( 
            Mandatory = $False, 
            Position = 1, 
            ParameterSetName = 'group', 
            ValueFromPipeline = $True)] 
            [string]$Computer                                              
            ) 
#Verify Computer is in WSUS 
Write-Verbose "Validating client in WSUS" 
$client = Get-WSUSClient -computer $computer 
If ($client) { 
    #Get group object 
    Write-Verbose "Retrieving group" 
    $targetgroup = Get-WSUSGroup -name $group 
    If (!$targetgroup) { 
        Write-Error "Group $group does not exist in WSUS!" 
        Break 
        }     
    #Add client to group 
    Write-Verbose "Adding client to group" 
    If ($pscmdlet.ShouldProcess($($client.fulldomainname))) { 
        $targetgroup.AddComputerTarget($client) 
        "$($client.FullDomainName) has been added to $($group)" 
        } 
    } 
Else { 
    Write-Error "Computer: $computer is not in WSUS!" 
    }     
}            
 
function Remove-WSUSClientFromGroup { 
<#   
.SYNOPSIS   
    Removes a computer client to an existing WSUS group. 
.DESCRIPTION 
    Removes a computer client to an existing WSUS group. 
.PARAMETER Group 
    Name of group to remove client from. 
.PARAMETER Computer 
    Name of computer being removed from group.         
.NOTES   
    Name: Remove-WSUSClientToGroup 
    Author: Boe Prox 
    DateCreated: 24SEPT2010  
            
.LINK   
    https://boeprox.wordpress.org 
.EXAMPLE  
Remove-WSUSClientFromGroup -group "Domain Servers" -computer "server1" 
 
Description 
-----------   
This command will remove the client "server1" from the WSUS target group "Domain Servers".        
#>  
[cmdletbinding( 
    DefaultParameterSetName = 'group', 
    ConfirmImpact = 'low', 
    SupportsShouldProcess = $True 
)] 
    Param( 
        [Parameter( 
            Mandatory = $True, 
            Position = 0, 
            ParameterSetName = 'group', 
            ValueFromPipeline = $True)] 
            [string]$Group, 
        [Parameter( 
            Mandatory = $False, 
            Position = 1, 
            ParameterSetName = 'group', 
            ValueFromPipeline = $True)] 
            [string]$Computer                                              
            ) 
#Verify Computer is in WSUS 
$client = Get-WSUSClient -computer $computer 
If ($client) { 
    #Get group object 
    Write-Verbose "Retrieving group" 
    $targetgroup = Get-WSUSGroup -name $group 
    If (!$targetgroup) { 
        Write-Error "Group $group does not exist in WSUS!" 
        Break 
        } 
    #Remove client from group 
    Write-Verbose "Removing client to group" 
    If ($pscmdlet.ShouldProcess($($client.fulldomainname))) { 
        $targetgroup.RemoveComputerTarget($client) 
        "$($client.fulldomainname) has been removed from $($group)" 
        } 
    } 
Else { 
    Write-Error "Computer: $computer is not in WSUS!" 
    }     
}              
 
function Get-WSUSDatabaseConfig { 
<#   
.SYNOPSIS   
    Displays the current WSUS database configuration. 
.DESCRIPTION 
    Displays the current WSUS database configuration. 
.NOTES   
    Name: Get-WSUSDatabaseConfig 
    Author: Boe Prox 
    DateCreated: 24SEPT2010  
            
.LINK   
    https://boeprox.wordpress.org 
.EXAMPLE  
Get-WSUSDatabaseConfig  
 
Description 
-----------   
This command will display the configuration information for the WSUS connection to a database.        
#>  
[cmdletbinding()]   
Param ()  
 
$wsus.GetDatabaseConfiguration()       
}  
 
function Get-WSUSSubscription { 
<#   
.SYNOPSIS   
    Displays WSUS subscription information. 
.DESCRIPTION 
    Displays WSUS subscription information. You can view the next synchronization time, who last modified the schedule, etc... 
.NOTES   
    Name: Get-WSUSSubscription 
    Author: Boe Prox 
    DateCreated: 24SEPT2010  
            
.LINK   
    https://boeprox.wordpress.org 
.EXAMPLE   
Get-WSUSSubscription       
 
Description 
-----------   
This command will list out the various subscription information on the WSUS server. 
#>  
[cmdletbinding()]   
Param ()  
 
$wsus.GetSubscription()      
}  
 
function Deny-WSUSUpdate { 
<#   
.SYNOPSIS   
    Declines an update on WSUS. 
.DESCRIPTION 
    Declines an update on WSUS. Use of the -whatif is advised to be sure you are declining the right patch or patches. 
.PARAMETER InputObject 
    Collection of update/s being declined. This must be an object, otherwise it will fail.       
.PARAMETER Update 
    Name of update/s being declined.     
.NOTES   
    Name: Deny-WSUSUpdate 
    Author: Boe Prox 
    DateCreated: 24SEPT2010  
            
.LINK   
    https://boeprox.wordpress.org 
.EXAMPLE 
Get-WSUSUpdate -update "Exchange 2010" | Deny-WSUSUpdate  
 
Description 
-----------   
This command will decline all updates with 'Exchange 2010' in its metadata. 
.EXAMPLE 
Deny-WSUSUpdate  -Update "Exchange 2010" 
 
Description 
-----------   
This command will decline all updates with 'Exchange 2010' in its metadata. 
.EXAMPLE 
$updates = Get-WSUSUpdate -update "Exchange 2010"  
Deny-WSUSUpdate -InputObject $updates 
 
Description 
-----------   
This command will decline all updates with 'Exchange 2010' in its metadata.    
.EXAMPLE 
Get-WSUSUpdate -update "Exchange 2010" | Deny-WSUSUpdate 
 
Description 
-----------   
This command will decline all updates with 'Exchange 2010' in its metadata via the pipeline.     
#>  
[cmdletbinding( 
    DefaultParameterSetName = 'collection', 
    ConfirmImpact = 'low', 
    SupportsShouldProcess = $True 
)] 
    Param( 
        [Parameter( 
            Mandatory = $True, 
            Position = 0, 
            ParameterSetName = 'collection', 
            ValueFromPipeline = $True)] 
            [system.object]$InputObject,                                           
        [Parameter( 
            Mandatory = $False, 
            Position = 1, 
            ParameterSetName = 'string', 
            ValueFromPipeline = $False)] 
            [string]$Update                                           
            )                        
Process { 
    Switch ($pscmdlet.ParameterSetName) { 
        "Collection" { 
            Write-Verbose "Using 'Collection' set name"         
            #Change the collection to patches for use in loop 
            $patches = $inputobject         
            } 
        "String" { 
            Write-Verbose "Using 'String' set name"         
            #Gather all updates from given information 
            Write-Verbose "Searching for updates" 
            $patches = Get-WSUSUpdate -update $update         
            } 
        }  
    ForEach ($patch in $patches) { 
        #Decline the update 
        Write-Verbose "Declining update"                 
        If ($pscmdlet.ShouldProcess($($patch.title))) { 
            $patch.Decline($True) | out-null 
            #Print out report of what was declined 
            New-Object PSObject -Property @{ 
                Patch = $patch.title 
                ApprovalAction = "Declined" 
                } 
            }          
        } 
    }     
}             
 
function Approve-WSUSUpdate { 
<#   
.SYNOPSIS   
    Approves a WSUS update for a specific group with an optional deadline. 
.DESCRIPTION 
    Approves a WSUS update for a specific group with an optional deadline. 
.PARAMETER InputObject 
    Update object that is being approved.     
.PARAMETER Update 
    Name of update being approved. 
.PARAMETER Group 
    Name of group which will receive the update.        
.PARAMETER Deadline 
    Optional deadline for client to install patch. 
.PARAMETER Action 
    Type of approval action to take on update. Accepted values are Install, Approve, Uninstall and NotApproved        
.NOTES   
    Name: Approve-WSUSUpdate 
    Author: Boe Prox 
    DateCreated: 24SEPT2010  
            
.LINK   
    https://boeprox.wordpress.org 
.EXAMPLE   
Approve-WSUSUpdate -update "KB979906" -Group "Domain Servers" -Action Install 
 
Description 
-----------  
This command will approve all updates with the KnowledgeBase number of KB979906 for the 'Domain Servers' group and 
the action command of 'Install'. 
.EXAMPLE   
Approve-WSUSUpdate -update "KB979906" -Group "Domain Servers" -Action Install -Deadline (get-Date).AddDays(3) 
 
Description 
-----------  
This command will approve all updates with the KnowledgeBase number of KB979906 for the 'Domain Servers' group and 
the action command of 'Install' and sets a deadline for 3 days from when this command is run. 
.EXAMPLE   
Get-WSUSUpdate -Update "KB979906" | Approve-WSUSUpdate -Group "Domain Servers" -Action Install 
 
Description 
-----------  
This command will take the collection of objects from the Get-WSUSUpdate command and then approve all updates for  
the 'Domain Servers' group and the action command of 'Install'. 
        
#>  
[cmdletbinding( 
    DefaultParameterSetName = 'string', 
    ConfirmImpact = 'low', 
    SupportsShouldProcess = $True 
)] 
    Param( 
        [Parameter(             
            Mandatory = $True, 
            Position = 0, 
            ParameterSetName = 'collection', 
            ValueFromPipeline = $True)] 
            [system.object] 
            [ValidateNotNullOrEmpty()] 
            $InputObject,      
        [Parameter( 
            Mandatory = $True, 
            Position = 0, 
            ParameterSetName = 'string', 
            ValueFromPipeline = $False)] 
            [string]$Update,            
        [Parameter( 
            Mandatory = $True, 
            Position = 1, 
            ParameterSetName = '', 
            ValueFromPipeline = $False)] 
            [string] 
            [ValidateSet("Install", "All", "NotApproved","Uninstall")] 
            $Action,               
        [Parameter( 
            Mandatory = $True, 
            Position = 2, 
            ParameterSetName = '', 
            ValueFromPipeline = $False)] 
            [string]$Group, 
        [Parameter( 
            Mandatory = $False, 
            Position = 3, 
            ParameterSetName = '', 
            ValueFromPipeline = $False)] 
            [datetime]$Deadline                       
        ) 
Begin { 
    #Define the actions available 
    Write-Verbose "Defining available approval actions" 
    $Install = [Microsoft.UpdateServices.Administration.UpdateApprovalAction]::Install 
    $All = [Microsoft.UpdateServices.Administration.UpdateApprovalAction]::All 
    $NotApproved = [Microsoft.UpdateServices.Administration.UpdateApprovalAction]::NotApproved 
    $Uninstall = [Microsoft.UpdateServices.Administration.UpdateApprovalAction]::Uninstall 
     
    #Search for group specified 
    Write-Verbose "Searching for group"         
    $targetgroup = Get-WSUSGroup -name $group 
    If (!$targetgroup) { 
        Write-Error "Group $group does not exist in WSUS!" 
        Break 
        }        
    }                     
Process { 
    #Perform appropriate action based on Parameter set name 
    Switch ($pscmdlet.ParameterSetName) {             
        "collection" { 
            Write-Verbose "Using 'Collection' set name" 
            #Change the variable that will hold the objects 
            $patches = $inputobject     
            }                 
        "string" { 
            Write-Verbose "Using 'String' set name" 
            #Search for updates 
            Write-Verbose "Searching for update/s" 
            $patches = Get-WSUSUpdate -update $update 
            If (!$patches) { 
                Write-Error "Update $update could not be found in WSUS!" 
                Break 
                }                      
            }                 
        }  
    ForEach ($patch in $patches) { 
        #Determine if Deadline is required 
        If ($deadline) { 
            Write-Verbose "Approving update with a deadline." 
            If ($pscmdlet.ShouldProcess($($patch.title))) { 
                #Create the computer target group 
                $patch.Approve($action,$targetgroup,$deadline) | out-null 
                #Print out report of what was approved 
                New-Object PSObject -Property @{ 
                    Patch = $patch.title 
                    TargetGroup = $group 
                    ApprovalAction = $action 
                    Deadline = "$($deadline)" 
                    }  
                }         
            } 
        Else {     
            #Approve the patch 
            Write-Verbose "Approving update without a deadline."                               
            If ($pscmdlet.ShouldProcess($($patch.title))) { 
                #Create the computer target group 
                $patch.Approve($action,$targetgroup) | out-null 
                #Print out report of what was approved 
                New-Object PSObject -Property @{ 
                    Patch = $patch.title 
                    TargetGroup = $group 
                    ApprovalAction = $action 
                    }                
                } 
            }                  
        } 
    }                 
}  
 
function Get-WSUSGroup { 
<#   
.SYNOPSIS   
    Retrieves specific WSUS target group. 
.DESCRIPTION 
    Retrieves specific WSUS target group. 
.PARAMETER Name 
    Name of group to search for. No wildcards allowed.  
.PARAMETER Id 
    GUID of group to search for. No wildcards allowed.        
.NOTES   
    Name: Get-WSUSGroups 
    Author: Boe Prox 
    DateCreated: 24SEPT2010  
            
.LINK   
    https://boeprox.wordpress.org 
.EXAMPLE   
Get-WSUSGroup -name "Domain Servers" 
 
Description 
-----------  
This command will search for the group and display the information for Domain Servers" 
 
.EXAMPLE   
Get-WSUSGroup -ID "0b5ba818-021e-4238-8098-7245b0f90557" 
 
Description 
-----------  
This command will search for the group and display the information for the WSUS  
group guid 0b5ba818-021e-4238-8098-7245b0f90557" 
        
#>  
[cmdletbinding( 
    DefaultParameterSetName = 'name', 
    ConfirmImpact = 'low', 
    SupportsShouldProcess = $True 
    )] 
    Param( 
        [Parameter( 
            Mandatory = $True, 
            Position = 0, 
            ParameterSetName = 'name', 
            ValueFromPipeline = $False)] 
            [string]$Name, 
        [Parameter( 
            Mandatory = $True, 
            Position = 0, 
            ParameterSetName = 'id', 
            ValueFromPipeline = $False)] 
            [string]$Id             
        )             
Switch ($pscmdlet.ParameterSetName) { 
    "name" {$wsus.GetComputerTargetGroups() | ? {$_.name -eq $name}} 
    "id"   {$wsus.GetComputerTargetGroups() | ? {$_.id -eq $id}} 
    } 
}   
 
function Remove-WSUSUpdate { 
<#   
.SYNOPSIS   
    Removes an update on WSUS. 
.DESCRIPTION 
    Removes an update on WSUS. Use of the -whatif is advised to be sure you are declining the right patch or patches. 
.PARAMETER Update 
    Name of update being removed.        
.NOTES   
    Name: Remove-WSUSUpdate 
    Author: Boe Prox 
    DateCreated: 24SEPT2010  
            
.LINK   
    https://boeprox.wordpress.org 
.EXAMPLE   
Remove-WSUSUpdate -update "KB986569" 
 
Description 
-----------  
This command will remove all instances of KB986569 from WSUS. 
        
#>  
[cmdletbinding( 
    DefaultParameterSetName = 'update', 
    ConfirmImpact = 'low', 
    SupportsShouldProcess = $True 
)] 
    Param( 
        [Parameter( 
            Mandatory = $True, 
            Position = 0, 
            ParameterSetName = 'update', 
            ValueFromPipeline = $True)] 
            [string]$Update                                           
            )  
Begin { 
    #Gather all updates from given information 
    Write-Verbose "Searching for updates" 
    $patches = Get-WSUSUpdate -update $update 
    }             
Process { 
    ForEach ($patch in $patches) { 
        #Storing update guid 
        $guid = ($patch.id).updateid               
        If ($pscmdlet.ShouldProcess($($patch.title))) { 
            $wsus.DeleteUpdate($id,$True) 
            "$($patch.title) has been deleted from WSUS" 
            }          
        } 
    }     
}    
 
function Stop-WSUSDownloads { 
<#   
.SYNOPSIS   
    Cancels all current WSUS downloads. 
.DESCRIPTION 
    Cancels all current WSUS downloads.       
.NOTES   
    Name: Stop-WSUSDownloads 
    Author: Boe Prox 
    DateCreated: 24SEPT2010  
            
.LINK   
    https://boeprox.wordpress.org 
.EXAMPLE  
Stop-WSUSDownloads 
 
Description 
-----------   
This command will stop all updates being downloaded to the WSUS server. 
        
#>  
[cmdletbinding( 
    DefaultParameterSetName = 'update', 
    ConfirmImpact = 'low', 
    SupportsShouldProcess = $True 
)] 
    Param()  
#Cancel all downloads running on WSUS        
If ($pscmdlet.ShouldProcess($($wsus.name))) { 
    $wsus.CancelAllDownloads() 
    "Downloads have been cancelled." 
    } 
}     
 
function Resume-WSUSDownloads { 
<#   
.SYNOPSIS   
    Resumes all current WSUS downloads. 
.DESCRIPTION 
    Resumes all current WSUS downloads that had been cancelled. 
.NOTES   
    Name: Resume-WSUSDownloads 
    Author: Boe Prox 
    DateCreated: 24SEPT2010  
            
.LINK   
    https://boeprox.wordpress.org 
.EXAMPLE  
Resume-WSUSDownloads 
 
Description 
-----------  
This command will resume the downloading of updates to the WSUS server.  
        
#>  
[cmdletbinding( 
    DefaultParameterSetName = 'update', 
    ConfirmImpact = 'low', 
    SupportsShouldProcess = $True 
)] 
    Param()  
#Cancel all downloads running on WSUS        
If ($pscmdlet.ShouldProcess($($wsus.name))) { 
    $wsus.ResumeAllDownloads() 
    "Downloads have been resumed." 
    } 
}  
 
function Stop-WSUSUpdateDownload { 
<#   
.SYNOPSIS   
    Stops update download after approval. 
.DESCRIPTION 
    Stops update download after approval. 
.PARAMETER update 
    Name of update to cancel download.        
.NOTES   
    Name: Stop-WSUSUpdateDownload 
    Author: Boe Prox 
    DateCreated: 24SEPT2010  
            
.LINK   
    https://boeprox.wordpress.org 
.EXAMPLE   
Stop-WSUSUpdateDownload -update "KB965896" 
 
Description 
-----------  
This command will cancel the download of update KB956896.        
#>  
[cmdletbinding( 
    DefaultParameterSetName = 'update', 
    ConfirmImpact = 'low', 
    SupportsShouldProcess = $True 
)] 
    Param( 
        [Parameter( 
            Mandatory = $True, 
            Position = 0, 
            ParameterSetName = 'update', 
            ValueFromPipeline = $True)] 
            [string]$update                                           
            )  
Begin { 
    #Gather all updates from given information 
    Write-Verbose "Searching for updates" 
    $patches = Get-WSUSUpdate -update $update 
    }             
Process { 
    If ($patches) { 
        ForEach ($patch in $patches) { 
            Write-Verbose "Cancelling update download"                 
            If ($pscmdlet.ShouldProcess($($patch.title))) { 
                $patch.CancelDownload() 
                "$($patch.title) download has been cancelled." 
                }          
            } 
        } 
    Else { 
        Write-Warning "No patches found that need downloading cancelled." 
        }         
    }     
}  
 
function Resume-WSUSUpdateDownload { 
<#   
.SYNOPSIS   
    Resumes previously cancelled update download after approval. 
.DESCRIPTION 
    Resumes previously cancelled update download after approval. 
.PARAMETER Update 
    Name of cancelled update download to resume download.        
.NOTES   
    Name: Resume-WSUSUpdateDownload 
    Author: Boe Prox 
    DateCreated: 24SEPT2010  
            
.LINK   
    https://boeprox.wordpress.org 
.EXAMPLE   
Resume-WSUSUpdateDownload -update "KB965896" 
 
Description 
-----------  
This command will resume the download of update KB956896 that was previously cancelled.        
#>  
[cmdletbinding( 
    DefaultParameterSetName = 'update', 
    ConfirmImpact = 'low', 
    SupportsShouldProcess = $True 
)] 
    Param( 
        [Parameter( 
            Mandatory = $True, 
            Position = 0, 
            ParameterSetName = 'update', 
            ValueFromPipeline = $True)] 
            [string]$Update                                           
            )  
Begin { 
    #Gather all updates from given information 
    Write-Verbose "Searching for updates" 
    $patches = Get-WSUSUpdate -update $update 
    }                 
Process { 
    If ($patches) { 
        ForEach ($patch in $patches) { 
            Write-Verbose "Resuming update download"                 
            If ($pscmdlet.ShouldProcess($($patch.title))) { 
                $patch.ResumeDownload() 
                "$($patch.title) download has been resumed." 
                }          
            } 
        } 
    Else { 
        Write-Warning "No patches found needing to resume download!" 
        }         
    }     
}  
 
function Start-WSUSCleanup { 
<#   
.SYNOPSIS   
    Performs a cleanup on WSUS based on user inputs. 
.DESCRIPTION 
    Performs a cleanup on WSUS based on user inputs. 
.PARAMETER DeclineSupersededUpdates 
    Declined Superseded Updates will be removed. 
.PARAMETER DeclineExpiredUpdates 
    Expired updates should be declined. 
.PARAMETER CleanupObsoleteUpdates 
    Delete obsolete updates from the database. 
.PARAMETER CompressUpdates 
    Obsolete revisions to updates should be deleted from the database. 
.PARAMETER CleanupObsoleteComputers 
    Delete obsolete computers from the database. 
.PARAMETER CleanupUnneededContentFiles  
    Delete unneeded update files.    
.NOTES   
    Name: Start-WSUSCleanup 
    Author: Boe Prox 
    DateCreated: 24SEPT2010             
.LINK   
    https://boeprox.wordpress.org 
.EXAMPLE   
Start-WSUSCleanup -CompressUpdates -CleanupObsoleteComputers 
 
Description 
-----------  
This command will run the WSUS cleanup wizard and delete obsolete computers from the database and delete obsolete update  
revisions from the database.   
.EXAMPLE  
Start-WSUSCleanup -CompressUpdates -CleanupObsoleteComputers -DeclineExpiredUpdates -CleanupObsoleteUpdates -CleanupUnneededContentFiles  
 
Description 
-----------  
This command performs a full WSUS cleanup against the database.       
#>  
[cmdletbinding( 
    DefaultParameterSetName = 'cleanup', 
    ConfirmImpact = 'low', 
    SupportsShouldProcess = $True 
)] 
    Param( 
        [Parameter( 
            Mandatory = $False, 
            Position = 0, 
            ParameterSetName = 'cleanup', 
            ValueFromPipeline = $False)] 
            [switch]$DeclineSupersededUpdates,    
        [Parameter( 
            Mandatory = $False, 
            Position = 1, 
            ParameterSetName = 'cleanup', 
            ValueFromPipeline = $False)] 
            [switch]$DeclineExpiredUpdates,   
        [Parameter( 
            Mandatory = $False, 
            Position = 2, 
            ParameterSetName = 'cleanup', 
            ValueFromPipeline = $False)] 
            [switch]$CleanupObsoleteUpdates,   
        [Parameter( 
            Mandatory = $False, 
            Position = 3, 
            ParameterSetName = 'cleanup', 
            ValueFromPipeline = $False)] 
            [switch]$CompressUpdates,   
        [Parameter( 
            Mandatory = $False, 
            Position = 4, 
            ParameterSetName = 'cleanup', 
            ValueFromPipeline = $False)] 
            [switch]$CleanupObsoleteComputers,   
        [Parameter( 
            Mandatory = $False, 
            Position = 5, 
            ParameterSetName = 'cleanup', 
            ValueFromPipeline = $False)] 
            [switch]$CleanupUnneededContentFiles                                                                                                      
            )  
Begin {             
    #Create cleanup scope 
    $cleanScope = new-object Microsoft.UpdateServices.Administration.CleanupScope 
    #Create cleanup manager object 
    $cleanup = $wsus.GetCleanupManager() 
 
    #Determine what will be in the scope 
    If ($DeclineSupersededUpdates) { 
        $cleanScope.DeclineSupersededUpdates = $True 
        } 
    If ($DeclineExpiredUpdates) { 
        $cleanScope.DeclineExpiredUpdates = $True 
        } 
    If ($CleanupObsoleteUpdates) { 
        $cleanScope.CleanupObsoleteUpdates = $True 
        }         
    If ($CompressUpdates) { 
        $cleanScope.CompressUpdates = $True 
        } 
    If ($CleanupObsoleteComputers) { 
        $cleanScope.CleanupObsoleteComputers = $True 
        } 
    If ($CleanupUnneededContentFiles) { 
        $cleanScope.CleanupUnneededContentFiles = $True 
        } 
    } 
Process { 
    Write-Host "Beginning cleanup"                 
    If ($pscmdlet.ShouldProcess($($wsus.name))) { 
        $cleanup.PerformCleanup($cleanScope) 
        }      
    }                         
 
} 
 
function Get-WSUSChildServers { 
<#   
.SYNOPSIS   
    Retrieves all WSUS child servers. 
.DESCRIPTION 
    Retrieves all WSUS child servers. 
.NOTES   
    Name: Get-WSUSChildServers 
    Author: Boe Prox 
    DateCreated: 24SEPT2010  
            
.LINK   
    https://boeprox.wordpress.org 
.EXAMPLE   
Get-WSUSChildServers 
 
Description 
-----------  
This command will display all of the Child WSUS servers. 
        
#>  
[cmdletbinding()]   
Param ()  
#Gather all child servers in WSUS     
$wsus.GetChildServers() 
} 
 
function Get-WSUSDownstreamServers { 
<#   
.SYNOPSIS   
    Retrieves all WSUS downstream servers. 
.DESCRIPTION 
    Retrieves all WSUS downstream servers. 
.NOTES   
    Name: Get-WSUSDownstreamServers 
    Author: Boe Prox 
    DateCreated: 24SEPT2010  
            
.LINK   
    https://boeprox.wordpress.org 
.EXAMPLE   
Get-WSUSDownstreamServers 
 
Description 
-----------  
This command will display a list of all of the downstream WSUS servers. 
        
#>  
[cmdletbinding()]   
Param ()  
#Gather all child servers in WSUS     
$wsus.GetDownstreamServers() 
} 
 
function Get-WSUSContentDownloadProgress { 
<#   
.SYNOPSIS   
    Retrieves the progress of currently downloading updates. Displayed in bytes downloaded. 
.DESCRIPTION 
    Retrieves the progress of currently downloading updates. Displayed in bytes downloaded. 
.PARAMETER Monitor 
    Runs a background job to monitor currently running content download and notifies user when completed.     
.NOTES   
    Name: Get-WSUSContentDownloadProgress 
    Author: Boe Prox 
    DateCreated: 24SEPT2010  
            
.LINK   
    https://boeprox.wordpress.org 
.EXAMPLE   
Get-WSUSContentDownloadProgress 
 
Description 
-----------  
This command will display the current progress of the content download. 
.EXAMPLE   
Get-WSUSContentDownloadProgress -monitor 
 
Description 
-----------  
This command will create a background job that will monitor the progress and alert the user via pop-up message that 
the download has been completed. 
        
#>  
[cmdletbinding()]   
Param ( 
    [Parameter( 
        Mandatory = $False, 
        Position = 0, 
        ParameterSetName = 'monitor', 
        ValueFromPipeline = $False)] 
        [switch]$Monitor 
    ) 
If ($monitor) { 
    #Stop and remove same jobs if existing 
        $job = Get-Jo