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Get-VMMemory

Published: August 15, 2012

Updated: September 5, 2013

Applies To: Windows Server 2012

Get-VMMemory

Gets the memory of a virtual machine or snapshot.

Syntax

Parameter Set: VMName
Get-VMMemory [-VMName] <String[]> [-ComputerName <String[]> ] [ <CommonParameters>]

Parameter Set: VMObject
Get-VMMemory [-VM] <VirtualMachine[]> [ <CommonParameters>]

Parameter Set: VMSnapshot
Get-VMMemory [-VMSnapshot] <VMSnapshot> [ <CommonParameters>]




Detailed Description

The Get-VMMemory cmdlet gets the memory of a virtual machine or snapshot.

Parameters

-ComputerName<String[]>

Specifies one or more Hyper-V hosts on which the memory of a virtual machine or snapshot is to be retrieved. NetBIOS names, IP addresses, and fully-qualified domain names are allowable. The default is the local computer — use “localhost” or a dot (“.”) to specify the local computer explicitly.


Aliases

none

Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

.

Accept Pipeline Input?

false

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-VM<VirtualMachine[]>

Specifies the virtual machine whose memory is to be retrieved.


Aliases

none

Required?

true

Position?

1

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

true (ByValue)

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-VMName<String[]>

Specifies the name of the virtual machine whose memory is to be retrieved.


Aliases

none

Required?

true

Position?

1

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

true (ByValue)

Accept Wildcard Characters?

true

-VMSnapshot<VMSnapshot>

Specifies the snapshot whose memory is to be retrieved.


Aliases

none

Required?

true

Position?

1

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.

  • Microsoft.Virtualization.Powershell.Memory

Examples

Example 1

Gets the memory object for virtual machine TestVM.


PS C:\> Get-VMMemory TestVM

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