WSUS report; Powershell script to get data

I am looking to get data out of my WSUS server. I need to run two monthly reports to find out how many Windows Updates were installed to my servers for each month.  I think there is some way I can use Powershell's Get-WsusComputer to get the data out.  I don't need to know what all of the updates were. I just need a total installed.  

Does anyone have an idea?  There is a InstalledOrNotApplicable variable that works with WsusUpdateInstallationState but I don't know how to put it together.  If it lists them all that's ok - I can tally things up. I just need some kind of data dump.  

Thanks
mattmcgAsked:
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Randy DownsOWNERCommented:
Try this.

Blog details the script actions.

#region User Specified WSUS Information
$WSUSServer = 'DC1'
 
#Accepted values are "80","443","8350" and "8351"
$Port = 80  
$UseSSL = $False
 
#Specify when a computer is considered stale
$DaysComputerStale = 30  
 
#Send email of report
[bool]$SendEmail = $FALSE
#Display HTML file
[bool]$ShowFile = $TRUE
#endregion User Specified WSUS Information
 
#region User Specified Email Information
$EmailParams = @{
    To = 'user@domain.local'
    From = 'WSUSReport@domain.local'    
    Subject = "$WSUSServer WSUS Report"
    SMTPServer = 'exchange.domain.local'
    BodyAsHtml = $True
}
#endregion User Specified Email Information
dan_blagutCommented:
Hello

The WSUS wasn't covered by powershell by default. So some guys have developed one module for it, named poshWSUS.
you can try to use it, it's free.
http://blogs.technet.com/b/heyscriptingguy/archive/2012/01/22/use-the-free-poshwsus-powershell-module-for-wsus-administrative-work.aspx

Dan

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mattmcgAuthor Commented:
Thanks for the information on poshWSUS. It will take me some time to figure out how to create my report but I believe the tools are within this for me to extract the data I require.
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