[Cmdlet] Export-CMSoftwareUpdateGroups

In System Center Configuration Manager 2012 R2 it is not possible to export update groups and even if it is not an everyday task in some circumstance this can be useful… In my case I had to copy all my production updates groups to our acceptance environnement and doing this by hand was not an option at all so I wrote this little Cmdlet :

The next post will be about importing the data in another Configuration Manager environnement !

[Cmdlet]ConvertTo-NonAccentedCharacters

Here is a very simple function to split all Unicode character to their two component format : base character and accent/special attribute to only return the first component.

Usage example :

This will return : uaeeuueieL

Enjoy !