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Create a PowerShell cmdlet too add/edit/remove duplicate hardware identifiers


Please create cmdlets to add/edit/remove duplicate hardware identifiers. We have a large organization and those pesky Lenovo Yoga's get a USB to Ethernet dongle with each one. We have over 500 dongles currently, and I don't see a way to automate importing those MAC addresses. Thanks!

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  • David Richmond commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I really very much think this should exist, but in the meantime --

    set-wmiinstance -Namespace root\sms\Site_### -Class SMS_CommonMacAddresses -ComputerName <yourmamangementpointhostname> -Arguments @{MACAddress='##:##:##:##:##:##'}

    or, just to verify:

    get-wmiobject -Namespace root\sms\Site_### -Class SMS_CommonMacAddresses -ComputerName <yourmamangementpointhostname> | select macaddress

  • Dave commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Adding on to this, a description or comment field would be nice so I can know what the MAC address went to and what site it was at.

  • AJ Beckwith commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Need a better GUI or scripted method to make this process easier for dealing with multiple MAC addresses to be whitelisted at once.

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    yes please, this needs to be more manageable in larger environments as the smaller form factor devices become more popular!

  • Rolf Røsand commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Going to give this a vote.
    We are starting to get more and more devices in our org that don't have built in network adapters and so we need to use dongles for OSD. With many locations, many dongles will be purchased going forward.

    Currently i have a script to register all dongles used during OSD so we can manually add them to the "DHI" list, but with it lacking simple copy/paste functionality, getting commands for this so we can automate the adding would be fantastic.

  • Connor Williams commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I absolutely would love this. Either a Powershell module or a direct csv import option of bulb mac addresses for these USB dongles would be great.

  • Lucas Allen commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    We are in the same boat, adding hundreds of USB Dongle MAC addresses into SCCM one at a time can be VERY time-consuming.

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