Powershell & WSUS Updates

Posted on 2014-08-11
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Last Modified: 2016-02-20
can someone help me out here? I'm trying to get WSUS updates via powershell with the command:
$WsusServerAdminProxy.GetUpdates() | ?{-not $_.IsDeclined -and $_.ProductTitles -match "Windows XP” }

That's listing all Updates for Windows XP correctly.. but it lists also the Updates which are for "Windows XP, Windows 2003". But I'd would only decline the updates which are for XP only.

I tried to reach that so: Change -match "Windows XP"  to -eq "Windows XP”, or -like "Windows XP” , but nothing worked.

[reflection.assembly]::LoadWithPartialName("Microsoft.UpdateServices.Administration") | out-null
$WsusServerAdminProxy = [Microsoft.UpdateServices.Administration.AdminProxy]::GetUpdateServer($WsusServer,$UseSSL,$PortNumber);
$updates = $WsusServerAdminProxy.GetUpdates() | ?{-not $_.IsDeclined -and $_.ProductTitles -like "Windows XP” }
Question by:Lionstone
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I found it out myself hand with the help in the irc.freenode.net #Powershell Chat.

?{-not $_.IsDeclined -and $_.ProductTitles -match "Windows XP" -and $_.ProductTitles.Count -lt "2" }

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ID: 40254943
luckily the ProductTitles don't count two for XP 32bi and XP 64bit, because this are separate updates. Otherwise it wouldn't work.

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