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How to invoke a Distribution Point Group refresh

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To invoke a Distribution Point Group refresh

    1. Set up a connection to the SMS Provider.
    2. Get the specific Distribution Point Group instance by using the Distribution Point Group ID or Name.
    3. Refresh the Distribution Point Group using the RefreshDPGroup Method in Class
      SMS_DistributionPointGroup method.


$DPGroupQuery = Get-WmiObject -Namespace “Root\SMS\Site_$SiteCode” -Class SMS_DistributionPointGroup `
-ComputerName $SiteServer -ErrorAction STOP -Filter “Name=’$DPGroup'”
Invoke-DistributionPointGroupRefresh -SiteCode PR1 -SiteServer Server -DPGroup “New Distribution Group”

Example Output

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Kaido Järvemets is a developer, consultant, trainer specializing in Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager and PowerShell Solutions at Coretech. Kaido frequently speaks at European conferences and had his US debut as speaker at MMS April 2013. Kaido is well-known in the Configuration Manager communities where he’s a key player in the PowerShell game. Kaido host one of the most complete Configuration Manager PowerShell library’s in the world with hundreds of free code samples ready to download and implement – www.cm12sdk.net. Kaido has been awarded Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) in Microsoft Enterprise Client Management for his work with Configuration Manager from 2011 – to present. Kaido is the founder of System Center User Group Estonia in 2011.

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