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Add-SCStorageProvider

Updated: September 27, 2012

Applies To: System Center 2012 - Virtual Machine Manager

Add-SCStorageProvider

Adds a storage provider to VMM.

Syntax

Parameter Set: Default
Add-SCStorageProvider -Name <String> -NetworkDeviceName <String> -RunAsAccount <RunAsAccount> -TCPPort <UInt32> [-Certificate <ClientCertificate> ] [-Description <String> ] [-JobVariable <String> ] [-PROTipID <Guid> ] [-RunAsynchronously] [ <CommonParameters>]




Detailed Description

The Add-SCStorageProvider cmdlet adds a storage provider to System Center Virtual Machine Manager (VMM) by providing the connection information required to access the provider over the network.

For more information about Add-SCStorageProvider, type: "Get-Help Add-SCStorageProvider -online".

Parameters

-Certificate<ClientCertificate>

Specifies a security certificate object.


Aliases

none

Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

false

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

-Name<String>

Specifies the name of a VMM object.


Aliases

none

Required?

true

Position?

named

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

false

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-NetworkDeviceName<String>

Specifies the name of a network device.


Aliases

none

Required?

true

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

-RunAsAccount<RunAsAccount>

Specifies a Run As account that contains credentials with permission to perform this action.


Aliases

none

Required?

true

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

-TCPPort<UInt32>

Specifies a numeric value that represents a TCP port.


Aliases

none

Required?

true

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.

  • StorageProvider

Examples

1: Add a storage provider by its Fully Qualified Domain Name (FQDN).

The first command gets the RunAs account named RunAsAccount01 and stores it in the $RunAsAcct variable.

The second command adds the storage provider named StorProv01.Contoso.com using the RunAs account stored in $RunAsAcct.


PS C:\> $RunAsAcct = Get-SCRunAsAccount -Name "RunAsAccount01"PS C:\> Add-SCStorageProvider -NetworkDeviceName "http://StorProv01.Contoso.com" -TCPPort 5988 -Name "StorProv01.Contoso.com" -RunAsAccount $RunAsAcct

2: Add a storage provider by its IP address.

The first command gets the RunAs account named RunAsAccount02 and stores it in the $RunAsAcct variable.

The second command adds the storage provider with an IP address of 10.10.12.23 using the RunAsAccount stored in $RunAsAcct.


PS C:\> $RunAsAcct = Get-SCRunAsAccount -Name "RunAsAccount02"PS C:\> Add-SCStorageProvider -NetworkDeviceName "http://10.10.12.23" -TCPPort 5988 -Name "StorProv02.Contoso.com" -RunAsAccount $RunAsAcct02

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