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Add-SCVMMManagedComputer

System Center 2012 R2

Updated: April 29, 2014

Applies To: System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager

Add-SCVMMManagedComputer

Adds a managed computer to VMM.

Syntax

Parameter Set: Default
Add-SCVMMManagedComputer [-ComputerName] <String> -Credential <VMMCredential> [-Description <String> ] [-JobVariable <String> ] [-PROTipID <Guid> ] [-RunAsynchronously] [ <CommonParameters>]




Detailed Description

The Add-SCVMMManagedComputer cmdlet adds a managed computer to Virtual Machine Manager (VMM).

Parameters

-ComputerName<String>

Specifies the name of a computer that VMM can uniquely identify on your network. Valid formats are:

-- FQDN
-- IPv4 or IPv6 address
-- NetBIOS name

NOTE: See the examples for a specific cmdlet to determine how that cmdlet specifies the computer name.


Aliases

none

Required?

true

Position?

1

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

false

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-Credential<VMMCredential>

Specifies a credential object or, for some cmdlets, a Run As account object that contains the user name and password of an account that has permission to perform this action. Or, in the case of Restart-SCJob, has permission to complete a restarted task.

For more information about the PSCredential object, type Get-Help Get-Credential.

For more information about Run As accounts, type Get-Help New-SCRunAsAccount.


Aliases

none

Required?

true

Position?

named

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

True (ByValue)

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-Description<String>

States a description for the specified object.


Aliases

none

Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

false

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-JobVariable<String>

Specifies that job progress is tracked and stored in the variable named by this parameter.


Aliases

none

Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

false

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-PROTipID<Guid>

Specifies the ID of the PRO tip that triggered this action. This allows for auditing of PRO tips.


Aliases

none

Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

false

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-RunAsynchronously

Indicates that the job runs asynchronously so that control returns to the command shell immediately.


Aliases

none

Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

false

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

<CommonParameters>

This cmdlet supports the common parameters: -Verbose, -Debug, -ErrorAction, -ErrorVariable, -OutBuffer, and -OutVariable. For more information, see about_CommonParameters.

Inputs

The input type is the type of the objects that you can pipe to the cmdlet.

Outputs

The output type is the type of the objects that the cmdlet emits.

  • VMMManagedComputer

Examples

Example 1: Add a new SPF server into VMM as a managed computer

The first command gets the Run As account object named RunAsAcct01, and then stores the object in the $RunAsAccount variable.

The second command adds the SPF server named SPF.Contoso.com to VMM as a managed computer.


PS C:\> $RunAsAccount = Get-SCRunAsAccount -Name "RunAsAcct01"
PS C:\> Add-SCVMMManagedComputer -ComputerName "SPF.Contoso.com" -Description "SPF" -Credential $RunAsAccount

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