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Start-MpScan

Start-MpScan

msft_mpscan.cdxml, msft_mppreference.cdxml, msft_mpcomputerstatus.cdxml, msft_mpthreatdetection.cdxml, msft_mpthreatcatalog.cdxml, msft_mpthreat.cdxml, msft_mpsignature.cdxml

Synopsis

Starts a scan on a computer.

Syntax

Start-MpScan [-CimSession] [-InformationAction] [-InformationVariable] [-ScanPath] [-ScanType] [-ThrottleLimit] [<CommonParameters>]

Detailed Description

The Start-MpScan cmdlet starts a scan on a computer. The cmdlet performs scans for the path you specify.

Parameters

-CimSession <CimSession[]>

Runs the cmdlet in a remote session or on a remote computer. Enter a computer name or a session object, such as the output of a New-CimSession or Get-CimSession cmdlet. The default is the current session on the local computer.

Aliases

Session

Required?

false

Position

named

Default value

none

Accept pipeline input?

false

Accept wildcard characters?

false

-InformationAction <System.Management.Automation.ActionPreference>

Aliases

infa

Required?

false

Position

named

Default value

none

Accept pipeline input?

false

Accept wildcard characters?

false

-InformationVariable <System.String>

Aliases

iv

Required?

false

Position

named

Default value

none

Accept pipeline input?

false

Accept wildcard characters?

false

-ScanPath <String>

Specifies a file or a folder path to scan. Specify a file name, a folder name, such as C:\, or a UNC path.

Aliases

none

Required?

false

Position

named

Default value

none

Accept pipeline input?

false

Accept wildcard characters?

false

-ScanType <ScanType>

Specifies the type of scan. The acceptable values for this parameter are: -- FullScan -- QuickScan -- CustomScan

Aliases

none

Required?

false

Position

named

Default value

none

Accept pipeline input?

false

Accept wildcard characters?

false

-ThrottleLimit <Int32>

Specifies the maximum number of concurrent operations that can be established to run the cmdlet. If this parameter is omitted or a value of 0 is entered, then Windows PowerShell® calculates an optimum throttle limit for the cmdlet based on the number of CIM cmdlets that are running on the computer. The throttle limit applies only to the current cmdlet, not to the session or to the computer.

Aliases

none

Required?

false

Position

named

Default value

none

Accept pipeline input?

false

Accept wildcard characters?

false

Input Type


Return Type


Notes

None

Examples

Example 1: Start a scan

This command starts a scan on the computer on which you run the cmdlet.

PS C:\> Start-MpScan

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