Set-AppLockerPolicy

Synopsis

Sets the AppLocker policy for the specified Group Policy Object (GPO).

Syntax

Set-AppLockerPolicy [-XmlPolicy] <String> [-Ldap <String>] [-Merge] [-WhatIf] [-Confirm] [<CommonParameters>]

Set-AppLockerPolicy [-PolicyObject] <AppLockerPolicy> [-Ldap <String>] [-Merge] [-WhatIf] [-Confirm] [<CommonParameters>]

Description

The Set-AppLockerPolicy cmdlet sets the specified GPO to contain the specified AppLocker policy. If no Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) is specified, then the default is the local GPO.The input values for the AppLocker policy can be an AppLockerPolicy object or an XML-formatted file containing the AppLocker policy.

Parameters

-XmlPolicy <String>

Specifies the path where the XML-formatted file containing the AppLocker policy is saved.

Required? True
Position? 0
Default value  
Accept pipeline input? false
Accept wildcard characters? False

-Ldap <String>

Specifies the LDAP path of the GPO. It must specify a unique GPO. If this parameter is not specified, then the local AppLocker policy is set.

Required? False
Position? named
Default value  
Accept pipeline input? false
Accept wildcard characters? False

-Merge <SwitchParameter>

Merges the rules in the specified AppLocker policy with the AppLocker rules in the target GPO specified in the LDAP path. The merging of policies will remove rules with duplicate rule IDs, and the enforcement setting specified by the AppLocker policy in the target GPO will be preserved. If the Merge parameter is not specified, then the new policy will overwrite the existing policy.

Required? False
Position? named
Default value  
Accept pipeline input? false
Accept wildcard characters? False

-WhatIf <SwitchParameter>

Shows what would happen if the cmdlet runs. The cmdlet is not run.

Required? False
Position? named
Default value false
Accept pipeline input? false
Accept wildcard characters? False

-Confirm <SwitchParameter>

Prompts you for confirmation before running the cmdlet.

Required? False
Position? named
Default value false
Accept pipeline input? false
Accept wildcard characters? False

-PolicyObject <AppLockerPolicy>

Specifies the AppLockerPolicy object that contains the AppLocker policy. Can be obtained from the Get-AppLockerPolicy and the New-AppLockerPolicy cmdlets.

Required? True
Position? 0
Default value  
Accept pipeline input? true (ByValue, ByPropertyName)
Accept wildcard characters? False

<CommonParameters>

This cmdlet supports the common parameters: Verbose, Debug,
ErrorAction, ErrorVariable, WarningAction, WarningVariable,
OutBuffer, PipelineVariable, and OutVariable. For more information, see
about_CommonParameters (http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=113216).

Inputs

Microsoft.Security.ApplicationId.PolicyManagement.PolicyModel.AppLockerPolicy

Outputs

None

Notes

Examples

EXAMPLE 1

PS C:\> Set-AppLockerPolicy -XMLPolicy C:\Policy.xml

This example sets the local AppLocker policy to the policy specified in C:\Policy.xml.

EXAMPLE 2

PS C:\> Set-AppLockerPolicy -XMLPolicy C:\Policy.xml -LDAP "LDAP://DC13.Contoso.com/CN={31B2F340-016D-11D2-945F-00C04FB984F9},CN=Policies,CN=System,DC=Contoso,DC=com"

This example sets the GPO specified in the LDAP path to contain the AppLocker policy that is specified in C:\Policy.xml.

EXAMPLE 3

PS C:\> Get-AppLockerPolicy -Local | Set-AppLockerPolicy -LDAP "LDAP://DC13.Contoso.com/CN={31B2F340-016D-11D2-945F-00C04FB984F9},CN=Policies,CN=System,DC=Contoso,DC=com" -Merge

This example gets the local AppLocker policy, and then merges the policy with the existing AppLocker policy in the GPO specified in the LDAP path. See the Merge parameter description for more details on how two policies are merged.

Related links

Get-AppLockerFileInformation
Get-AppLockerPolicy
New-AppLockerPolicy
Test-AppLockerPolicy

PowerShell Support

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Operating System Support

Last edited Aug 17, 2014 at 3:16 PM by camelot, version 1

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