Get-BpaModel is accessible with the help of BestPractices module. To configure BestPractices, go through this link.


Retrieves and displays the list of BPA models installed on the system.


The Get-BpaModel cmdlet retrieves and displays the list of models that are supported by Best Practices Analyzer (BPA) and installed on the computer.

If no parameter is specified, then this cmdlet returns all models that are installed on the computer. If a model is specified by using the ModelId parameter, then the specified model is returned.



Specifies the model ID of the Best Practices Analyzer model for displaying details. The short form of this parameter can also be used, Id.

This is the identity of the model whose details need to be obtained.

Aliases:Id, BestPracticesModelId
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:True (ByPropertyName, ByValue)
Accept wildcard characters:False


Specifies the location of the repository from which to get the results generated by the Invoke-BpaModel.

The Invoke-BpaModel cmdlet provides an option to store the results either in the default reports repository location referred by the ReportsRoot registry key or in the custom location supplied as input to the Invoke-BpaModel cmdlet through this parameter.

Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False


Identifies the submodel to get for the model specified by the ModelId parameter. Example: The Update Services model (Microsoft/Windows/UpdateServices) has two submodels (UpdateServices-DB, UpdateServices-Services).

Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False


Get-BpaModel [-RepositoryPath <String>] [<CommonParameters>]

Get-BpaModel [-ModelId] <String[]> [[-SubModelId] <String>] [-RepositoryPath <String>] [<CommonParameters>]

—————–EXAMPLE 1—————–
PS C:>Get-BPAModel -ModelId Microsoft/Windows/ADRMS

Id                     : Microsoft/Windows/ADRMS
Company                : Microsoft Corporation
Name                   : RightsManagementServices
Version                : 1.0
LastScanTime           : Never
LastScanTimeUtcOffset  : 
SubModels              : 
Parameters             : 
ModelType              : SingleMachine
SupportedConfiguration : 

This example can be used to return details about the BPA model that is specified in the ModelId parameter, represented by ModelID1. The short form of the ModelId parameter can also be used, Id.

You can check the Version, CommandType and Source of this cmdlet by giving below command.

Get-Command Get-BpaModel

Get-Command Get-BpaModel powershell script command cmdlet BPA Bestpractices

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