PSGallery: List BIOS Settings from local or remote computer


In this post, I will show you a PowerShell module I created that allows you to list settings from differents BIOS manufacturer and from a local or remote computer.

What is it ?
This module allows you to query local or remote computer BIOS settings.
You can query settings the below manufacturers:
- Dell
- HP
- Lenovo
- Toshiba (not yet tested, any feedback would be welcome)

How to install it ?
The module is available on the PowerShell gallery.
To install it, type: install-module GetBIOS

Available commands
To list available commands in the module, type: get-command -module GetBIOS.
This module is composed of one cdmlet called: GetBIOS

See the help part by typing get-help.


How to use it ?

List local BIOS settings
1 / Just type Get-BIOS
2 / It will check for your manufacturer and list appropriate BIOS Settings.

3 / If your manufacturer is not a Dell, HP or Lenovo, the below warning will be displayed.

List remote computer BIOS settings
1 / Type Get-BIOS and add parameter -Computer "ComputerName" to the command.
2 / A credentials Window will appear to type credentials to access to the remote computer.

3 / It will check for your manufacturer and list appropriate BIOS Settings.


What's next ?
In the next posts, I will publish:
- A module to export BIOS settings to HTML, CSV
- A module to compare two BIOS configuration
- A module to change BIOS settings on Lenovo, Dell, HP

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