BIOS and Device

This module provides basic querying of device attributes and manipulation of HP BIOS settings and managing the HP BIOS. For more information about HP BIOS Settings, please consult the Understanding HP BIOS Settings page.

The following functionality is currently available:


Querying system attributes

Function    Description
Get-HPBiosVersion    Retrieve the current BIOS version
Get-HPBiosAuthor    Retrieve the current BIOS author
Get-HPDeviceManufacturer    Retrieve the current device's manufacturer
Get-HPDeviceModel    Retrieve the current device model
Get-HPDevicePartNumber    Retrieve the current device Part Number (SKU)
Get-HPDeviceSerialNumber    Retrieve the current device serial number
Get-HPDeviceAssetTag    Retrieve the current device asset tag
Get-HPDeviceProductID    Retrieve the device product ID


Checking BIOS versions

Function    Description
Get-HPBiosUpdates    Query the list of available updates for a platformID


Working with HP BIOS Settings directly

Function    Description
Get-HPBiosSetting    Retrieve a complete HP BIOS Setting in a variety of formats
Get-HPBiosSettingValue    Retrieve an HP BIOS Setting value
Get-HPBiosSettingsList    Retrieve all HP BIOS Settings in a variety of formats
Set-HPBiosSettingValue    Set an HP BIOS Setting value
Set-HPBiosSettingValuesFromFile   Import BIOS settings from a file


Working with HP BIOS passwords

Function    Description
Get-HPBiosSetupPasswordIsSet   Check if an HP BIOS Setup password is currently active
Set-HPBiosSetupPassword    Set the current BIOS Setup password
Clear-HPBiosSetupPassword    Clear the current BIOS Setup password
Get-HPBiosPoweronPasswordIsSet   Check if an HP BIOS Power-On password is currently active
Set-HPBiosPoweronPassword    Set the current BIOS Power-On password
Clear-HPBiosPoweronPassword    Clear the current BIOS Power-On password


Utility

Function    Description
Get-HPDeviceBootInformation   Get boot mode (UEFI vs Legacy), uptime, etc