Getting information about the cmdlets available

You can use the get-help command with different options to get summary about the cmdlets available in the Centrify Access Module for PowerShell or detailed information about the specific cmdlets you want to use. For example, you can use get-help with the ‑full command-line option to see complete reference information for a specified cmdlet or get-help -example to display only the examples for a specified cmdlet.

To see the current list of cmdlets available open the Centrify Access Module for PowerShell, then run the following command:

get-help *cdm*

This command displays a summary of the Centrify Access Module for PowerShell cmdlets similar to the following:

Name                            Category  Synopsis 
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Add-CdmApplicationRight         Cmdlet    Adds a Windows application right...
Add-CdmCommandRight             Cmdlet    Adds a UNIX command right to a s...
Add-CdmDesktopRight             Cmdlet    Adds a Windows desktop right to ...
Add-CdmNetworkAccessRight       Cmdlet    Adds a Windows network access ri...
Add-CdmPamRight                 Cmdlet    Adds a PAM application access ri...
Add-CdmSshRight                 Cmdlet    Adds an SSH application right to...
Export-CdmData                  Cmdlet    Exports roles and rights from th...
Get-CdmApplicationRight         Cmdlet    Gets an application right from a...
Get-CdmCommandRight             Cmdlet    Gets a command right from a zone...
Get-CdmComputerRole             Cmdlet    Gets a computer role from a zone.  
Get-CdmCredential               Cmdlet    Gets user credentials.             
Get-CdmDesktopRight             Cmdlet    Gets a Windows desktop right fro...
Get-CdmEffectiveGroupProfile    Cmdlet    Gets effective group profiles fo...
Get-CdmEffectiveUnixRight       Cmdlet    Gets the effective UNIX rights a...
Get-CdmEffectiveUserProfile     Cmdlet    Gets effective user profiles for...
Get-CdmEffectiveWindowsRight    Cmdlet    Gets the effective Windows right...
Get-CdmGroupProfile             Cmdlet    Gets group UNIX profiles.          
Get-CdmManagedComputer          Cmdlet    Gets zoned or auto-zoned managed...
Get-CdmNetworkAccessRight       Cmdlet    Gets a Windows network applicati...
Get-CdmNisMap                   Cmdlet    Gets NIS maps for the specified ...
Get-CdmNisMapEntry              Cmdlet    Gets NIS map entries for the spe...
Get-CdmPamRight                 Cmdlet    Gets a PAM application access ri...
Get-CdmPreferredServer          Cmdlet    Gets domain to server mapping.     
Get-CdmRole                     Cmdlet    Gets roles from a zone.            
Get-CdmRoleAssignment           Cmdlet    Gets role assignments.             
Get-CdmSshRight                 Cmdlet    Gets an SSH application right fr...
Get-CdmUserProfile              Cmdlet    Gets user UNIX profiles.           
Get-CdmZone                     Cmdlet    Gets the zone object.              
Import-CdmData                  Cmdlet    Imports roles and rights into a ...
New-CdmApplicationRight         Cmdlet    Creates a new Windows applicatio...
New-CdmCommandRight             Cmdlet    Creates a new command right in a...
New-CdmComputerRole             Cmdlet    Creates a new computer role in a...
New-CdmDesktopRight             Cmdlet    Creates a new Windows desktop ri...
New-CdmGroupProfile             Cmdlet    Creates a new UNIX group profile.  
New-CdmManagedComputer          Cmdlet    Pre-creates a computer or comput...
New-CdmMatchCriteria            Cmdlet    Creates a new match criteria for...
New-CdmNetworkAccessRight       Cmdlet    Creates a new Windows network ac...
New-CdmNisMap                   Cmdlet    Creates a new NIS map in a speci...
New-CdmNisMapEntry              Cmdlet    Creates a new NIS map entry in a...
New-CdmPamRight                 Cmdlet    Creates a new PAM application ac...
New-CdmRole                     Cmdlet    Creates a new role in a zone.      
New-CdmRoleAssignment           Cmdlet    Creates a new role assignment.     
New-CdmUserProfile              Cmdlet    Creates a new UNIX user profile.   
New-CdmZone                     Cmdlet    Creates a new zone.                
Remove-CdmApplicationRight      Cmdlet    Deletes a Windows application ri...
Remove-CdmCommandRight          Cmdlet    Deletes a command right or remov...
Remove-CdmComputerRole          Cmdlet    Deletes a computer role from a z...
Remove-CdmDesktopRight          Cmdlet    Deletes a Windows desktop right ...
Remove-CdmGroupProfile          Cmdlet    Deletes a UNIX group profile.      
Remove-CdmManagedComputer       Cmdlet    Removes a managed computer from ...
Remove-CdmNetworkAccessRight    Cmdlet    Deletes a Windows network access...
Remove-CdmNisMap                Cmdlet    Deletes a NIS map from a zone.     
Remove-CdmNisMapEntry           Cmdlet    Deletes a map entry from a NIS map.
Remove-CdmPamRight              Cmdlet    Deletes a PAM application access...
Remove-CdmRole                  Cmdlet    Deletes a role.                    
Remove-CdmRoleAssignment        Cmdlet    Deletes a role assignment from a...
Remove-CdmSshRight              Cmdlet    Removes an SSH right from a role.  
Remove-CdmUserProfile           Cmdlet    Deletes a UNIX user profile.       
Remove-CdmZone                  Cmdlet    Deletes an existing zone.          
Set-CdmApplicationRight         Cmdlet    Updates an existing Windows appl...
Set-CdmCommandRight             Cmdlet    Updates an existing command right. 
Set-CdmComputerRole             Cmdlet    Updates an existing computer role. 
Set-CdmCredential               Cmdlet    Adds a user credential.            
Set-CdmDelegation               Cmdlet    Updates the delegation of admini...
Set-CdmDesktopRight             Cmdlet    Updates an existing Windows desk...
Set-CdmGroupProfile             Cmdlet    Updates an existing UNIX group p...
Set-CdmNetworkAccessRight       Cmdlet    Updates an existing Windows netw...
Set-CdmNisMap                   Cmdlet    Updates an existing NIS map.       
Set-CdmNisMapEntry              Cmdlet    Updates an existing NIS map entry. 
Set-CdmPamRight                 Cmdlet    Updates an existing PAM applicat...
Set-CdmPreferredServer          Cmdlet    Specifies a preferred server.      
Set-CdmRole                     Cmdlet    Updates an existing role.          
Set-CdmRoleAssignment           Cmdlet    Updates an existing role assignm...
Set-CdmUserProfile              Cmdlet    Updates an existing UNIX user pr...
Set-CdmZone                     Cmdlet    Updates an existing zone.