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Get-SCVirtualDVDDrive

Updated: September 27, 2012

Applies To: System Center 2012 - Virtual Machine Manager

Get-SCVirtualDVDDrive

Gets a VMM virtual DVD drive object from a virtual machine, a virtual machine template, or a hardware profile.

Syntax

Parameter Set: All
Get-SCVirtualDVDDrive -All [-VMMServer <ServerConnection> ] [ <CommonParameters>]

Parameter Set: HardwareProfile
Get-SCVirtualDVDDrive -HardwareProfile <HardwareProfile> [ <CommonParameters>]

Parameter Set: Template
Get-SCVirtualDVDDrive -VMTemplate <Template> [ <CommonParameters>]

Parameter Set: VM
Get-SCVirtualDVDDrive -VM <VM> [ <CommonParameters>]




Detailed Description

The Get-SCVirtualDVDDrive cmdlet gets one or more System Center Virtual Machine Manager (VMM) virtual DVD drive objects from a virtual machine object, a virtual machine template object, or a hardware profile object.

For more information about Get-SCVirtualDVDDrive, type: "Get-Help Get-SCVirtualDVDDrive -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?

true

Position?

named

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

true (ByValue)

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-HardwareProfile<HardwareProfile>

Specifies a hardware profile object.


Aliases

none

Required?

true

Position?

named

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

true (ByValue)

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-VM<VM>

Specifies a virtual machine object.


Aliases

none

Required?

true

Position?

named

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

true (ByValue)

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

-VMTemplate<Template>

Specifies a VMM template object used to create virtual machines.


Aliases

none

Required?

true

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.

  • VirtualDVDDrive

Notes

  • Requires a VMM virtual machine object, virtual machine template object, or hardware profile object. You can retrieve these objects by using the Get-SCVirtualMachine, Get-SCVMTemplate, or Get-SCHardwareProfile cmdlets, respectively.

Examples

1: Get virtual DVD drives from a virtual machine.

The first command gets the virtual machine object named VM01 and stores the object in the $VM variable.

The second command gets all DVD drive objects on VM01 and displays information about these virtual DVD drives to the user.


PS C:\> $VM = Get-SCVirtualMachine -Name "VM01"PS C:\> Get-SCVirtualDVDDrive -VM $VM

2: Get virtual DVD drives from a template.

The first command gets all virtual machine template objects stored in the VMM library, selects the template object named VMTemplate01, and then stores the object in the $Template variable.

The second command gets all virtual DVD drive objects on VMTemplate01 and displays information about these virtual DVD drives to the user.


PS C:\> $VMTemplate = Get-SCVMTemplate | where { $_.Name -eq "VMTemplate01" }PS C:\> Get-SCVirtualDVDDrive -Template $VMTemplate

3: Get virtual DVD drives from a hardware profile.

The first command gets all hardware profile objects in the VMM library, selects the profile object named NewHWProfile01, and then stores the object in the $HWProfile variable.

The second command gets all virtual DVD drive objects on NewHHWProfile01 and displays information about these virtual DVD drives to the user.


PS C:\> $HWProfile = Get-SCHardwareProfile | where { $_.Name -eq "NewHWProfile01" }PS C:\> Get-SCVirtualDVDDrive -HardwareProfile $HWProfile

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