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How to create an Administrative Category

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To create an Administrative Category

  1. Set up a connection to the SMS Provider.
  2. Create and populate an embedded SMS_Category_LocalizedProperties object to contain
    the Category Instance Name details.
  3. Set the CategoryTypeName, LocalizedInformation, SourceSite, CategoryInstance_UniqueID properties
  4. Commit the SMS_CategoryInstance object.


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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