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Get-BluGenieSystemInfo

Get-BluGenieSystemInfo

SYNOPSIS

Return Detailed System Information

SYNTAX

Get-BluGenieSystemInfo [-ShowUpdates] [-ClearGarbageCollecting] [-UseCache] [[-CachePath] <String>] [-RemoveCache] [[-DBName] <String>] [[-DBPath] <String>] [-UpdateDB] [-ForceDBUpdate] [-NewDBTable]
[-Walkthrough] [-ReturnObject] [-OutUnEscapedJSON] [-OutYaml] [[-FormatView] <String>] [<CommonParameters>]

DESCRIPTION

Return Detailed System Information based on * Logged In users * Operating System & Installed Date * System Start Time * General Computer Information - Name - Domain - Description - Manufacturer - Model - NumberOfProcessors - SystemType - PrimaryOwnerName * Disk size and freespace * Memory size and freespace * Domain and DC Names * PowerShell Version * Dot Net Version(s) * Windows Updates

EXAMPLES

EXAMPLE 1

Command: Get-BluGenieSystemInfo
Description: General System Information
Notes: This does not include AD, GPO, or Windows Update information

EXAMPLE 2

Command: Get-BluGenieSystemInfo -ShowUpdates
Description: General System Information with Windows Updates
Notes:

EXAMPLE 3

Command: Get-BluGenieSystemInfo -Help
Description: Call Help Information
Notes: If Help / WalkThrough is setup as a parameter, this script will be called to setup the Dynamic Help Menu if not the normal
Get-Help will be called with the -Full parameter

EXAMPLE 4

Command: Get-BluGenieSystemInfo -WalkThrough
Description: Call Help Information [2]
Notes: If Help / WalkThrough is setup as a parameter, this script will be called to setup the Dynamic Help Menu if not the normal
Get-Help will be called with the -Full parameter

EXAMPLE 5

Command: Get-BluGenieSystemInfo -OutUnEscapedJSON
Description: Get-BluGenieSystemInfo and Return Output as UnEscaped JSON format
Notes: The OutUnEscapedJSON is used to beatify the JSON return and not Escape any Characters. Normal return data is a Hash Table.

EXAMPLE 6

Command: Get-BluGenieSystemInfo -ReturnObject
Description: Get-BluGenieSystemInfo and Return Output an Object
Notes: The ReturnObject is used to return a PowerShell Object. Normal return data is a Hash Table.

EXAMPLE 7

Command: Get-BluGenieSystemInfo -ReturnObject -FormatView JSON
Description: Get-BluGenieSystemInfo and Return Object formatted in a JSON view
Notes: The ReturnObject is used to return a PowerShell Object. Normal return data is a Hash Table.

EXAMPLE 8

Command: Get-BluGenieSystemInfo -ReturnObject -FormatView Custom
Description: Get-BluGenieSystemInfo and Return Object formatted in a PSCustom view
Notes: Format-Custom is designed to display views that are not just tables or just lists. You can use the views defined in the
*format.PS1XML files in the PowerShell directory, or you can create your own views in new PS1XML files and use the
Update-FormatData cmdlet to add them to PowerShell.

PARAMETERS

ShowUpdates

-ShowUpdates [<SwitchParameter>]
Description: Show Windows Updates
Notes: This is not set by default
Alias:
ValidateSet:
Required? false
Position? named
Default value False
Accept pipeline input? false
Accept wildcard characters? false

ClearGarbageCollecting

-ClearGarbageCollecting [<SwitchParameter>]
Description: Garbage Collection in Powershell to Speed up Scripts and help lower memory consumption
Notes: This is enabled by default. To disable use -ClearGarbageCollecting:$False
Alias:
ValidateSet:
Required? false
Position? named
Default value False
Accept pipeline input? false
Accept wildcard characters? false

UseCache

-UseCache [<SwitchParameter>]
Description: Cache found objects to disk. This is to not over tax Memory resources with found artifacts
Notes: By default the Cache location is %SystemDrive%\Windows\Temp
Alias:
ValidateSet:
Required? false
Position? named
Default value False
Accept pipeline input? false
Accept wildcard characters? false

CachePath

-CachePath <String>
Description: Path to store the Cache information
Notes: By default the Cache location is %SystemDrive%\Windows\Temp
Alias:
ValidateSet:
Required? false
Position? 1
Default value $('{0}\Windows\Temp\{1}.log' -f $env:SystemDrive, $(New-BluGenieUID))
Accept pipeline input? false
Accept wildcard characters? false

RemoveCache

-RemoveCache [<SwitchParameter>]
Description: Remove Cache data on completion
Notes: Cache information is removed right before the data is returned to the calling process
Alias:
ValidateSet:
Required? false
Position? named
Default value False
Accept pipeline input? false
Accept wildcard characters? false

DBName

-DBName <String>
Description: Database Name (Without extention)
Notes: The default name is set to 'BluGenie'
Alias:
ValidateSet:
Required? false
Position? 2
Default value BluGenie
Accept pipeline input? false
Accept wildcard characters? false

DBPath

-DBPath <String>
Description: Path to either Save or Update the Database
Notes: The default path is $('{0}\BluGenie' -f $env:ProgramFiles) Example: C:\Program Files\BluGenie
Alias:
ValidateSet:
Required? false
Position? 3
Default value $('{0}\BluGenie' -f $env:ProgramFiles)
Accept pipeline input? false
Accept wildcard characters? false

UpdateDB

-UpdateDB [<SwitchParameter>]
Description: Save return data to the Sqlite Database
Notes:
Alias:
ValidateSet:
Required? false
Position? named
Default value False
Accept pipeline input? false
Accept wildcard characters? false

ForceDBUpdate

-ForceDBUpdate [<SwitchParameter>]
Description: Force an update of the return data to the Sqlite Database
Notes: By default only new items are saved. The primary key is ( FullName )
Alias:
ValidateSet:
Required? false
Position? named
Default value False
Accept pipeline input? false
Accept wildcard characters? false

NewDBTable

-NewDBTable [<SwitchParameter>]
Description: Delete and Recreate the Database Table
Notes:
Alias:
ValidateSet:
Required? false
Position? named
Default value False
Accept pipeline input? false
Accept wildcard characters? false

Walkthrough

-Walkthrough [<SwitchParameter>]
Description: Start the dynamic help menu system to help walk through the current command and all of the parameters
Notes:
Alias: Help
ValidateSet:
Required? false
Position? named
Default value False
Accept pipeline input? false
Accept wildcard characters? false

ReturnObject

-ReturnObject [<SwitchParameter>]
Description: Return information as an Object
Notes: By default the data is returned as a Hash Table
Alias:
ValidateSet:
Required? false
Position? named
Default value False
Accept pipeline input? false
Accept wildcard characters? false

OutUnEscapedJSON

-OutUnEscapedJSON [<SwitchParameter>]
Description: Remove UnEsacped Char from the JSON information.
Notes: This will beautify json and clean up the formatting.
Alias:
ValidateSet:
Required? false
Position? named
Default value False
Accept pipeline input? false
Accept wildcard characters? false

OutYaml

-OutYaml [<SwitchParameter>]
Description: Return detailed information in Yaml Format
Notes: Only supported in Posh 3.0 and above
Alias:
ValidateSet:
Required? false
Position? named
Default value False
Accept pipeline input? false
Accept wildcard characters? false

FormatView

-FormatView <String>
Description: Automatically format the Return Object
Notes: Yaml is only supported in Posh 3.0 and above
Alias:
ValidateSet: 'Table','Custom','CustomModified','None','JSON','OutUnEscapedJSON','CSV', 'Yaml'
Required? false
Position? 4
Default value None
Accept pipeline input? false
Accept wildcard characters? false

CommonParameters

This cmdlet supports the common parameters: -Debug, -ErrorAction, -ErrorVariable, -InformationAction, -InformationVariable, -OutVariable, -OutBuffer, -PipelineVariable, -Verbose, -WarningAction, and -WarningVariable. For more information, see about_CommonParameters.