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Get-SCStorageArray

Updated: September 27, 2012

Applies To: System Center 2012 - Virtual Machine Manager

Get-SCStorageArray

Gets a storage array object.

Syntax

Parameter Set: All
Get-SCStorageArray [[-Name] <String> ] [-All] [-VMMServer <ServerConnection> ] [ <CommonParameters>]

Parameter Set: GetConnectableArray
Get-SCStorageArray [[-Name] <String> ] -VMHost <Host[]> [-ConnectedToAllHost] [-FibreChannelOnly] [-iSCSIOnly] [-VMMServer <ServerConnection> ] [ <CommonParameters>]

Parameter Set: ID
Get-SCStorageArray [[-Name] <String> ] [-ID <Guid> ] [-VMMServer <ServerConnection> ] [ <CommonParameters>]




Detailed Description

The Get-SCStorageArray cmdlet gets a storage array object from the System Center Virtual Machine Manager (VMM) database.

You must install the storage provider on an available computer prior to discovering the storage resources.

For more information about configuring storage, see Configuring Storage Overview in the Microsoft TechNet library at http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=212013.

For more information aboug Get-SCStorageArray, type: "Get-Help Get-SCStorageArray -online".

Parameters

-All

Retrieves a full list of all subordinate objects independent of the parent object. For example, the command Get-SCVirtualDiskDrive -All retrieves all virtual disk drive objects regardless of the virtual machine object or template object that each virtual disk drive object is associated with.


Aliases

none

Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

true (ByValue)

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-ConnectedToAllHost

Indicates that a storage array is connected to all hosts.


Aliases

none

Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

false

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-FibreChannelOnly

Indicates that only Fibre Channel arrays are returned.


Aliases

none

Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

false

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-ID<Guid>

Specifies the numerical identifier (as a globally unique identifier, or GUID) for a specific object.


Aliases

none

Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

true (ByValue)

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-iSCSIOnly

Indicates that only iSCSI arrays are returned.


Aliases

none

Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

false

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-Name<String>

Specifies the name of a VMM object.


Aliases

none

Required?

false

Position?

1

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

false

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-VMHost<Host[]>

Specifies a virtual machine host object. VMM supports Hyper-V hosts, VMware ESX hosts, and Citrix XenServer hosts.

For more information about each type of host, type: "Get-Help Add-SCVMHost -detailed". See the examples for a specific cmdlet to determine how that cmdlet uses this parameter.


Aliases

none

Required?

true

Position?

named

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

false

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-VMMServer<ServerConnection>

Specifies a VMM server object.


Aliases

none

Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

true (ByValue)

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.

  • StorageArray

Examples

1: Get a storage array by its name.

This command gets the storage array named SANArray.


PS C:\> Get-SCStorageArray -Name "SANArray"

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