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Returns details of policies with the option to filter on Category and SystemObjects.




Returns all policies from sql2016 server.

Get-DbaPolicy -SqlInstance sql2016

Uses a credential $cred to connect and return all policies from sql2016 instance.

Get-DbaPolicy -SqlInstance sql2016 -SqlCredential $cred

Returns all policies from sql2016 server that part of the PolicyCategory MorningCheck.

Get-DbaPolicy -SqlInstance sql2016 -Category MorningCheck


This command was created by Stephen Bennett. You can find Stephen on his blog.


From PowerShell, execute Get-Help Get-DbaPolicy -Detailed for more information on this function.

Source Code

Want to see the source code? View Get-DbaPolicy.ps1 on GitHub

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