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Set-VMComPort

Windows Server 2012 R2 and Windows 8.1

Updated: June 10, 2014

Applies To: Windows 8.1, Windows PowerShell 4.0, Windows Server 2012 R2

Set-VMComPort

Configures the COM port of a virtual machine.

Syntax

Parameter Set: VMComPort
Set-VMComPort [-VMComPort] <VMComPort[]> [-Path] <String> [-Passthru] [-Confirm] [-WhatIf] [ <CommonParameters>]

Parameter Set: VMName
Set-VMComPort [-VMName] <String[]> [-Number] <Int32> [-Path] <String> [-ComputerName <String[]> ] [-Passthru] [-Confirm] [-WhatIf] [ <CommonParameters>]

Parameter Set: VMObject
Set-VMComPort [-VM] <VirtualMachine[]> [-Path] <String> -Number <Int32> [-Passthru] [-Confirm] [-WhatIf] [ <CommonParameters>]




Detailed Description

The Set-VMComPort cmdlet configures the COM port of a virtual machine.

Parameters

-ComputerName<String[]>

Specifies one or more Hyper-V hosts on which the COM port of a virtual machine is to be configured. 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

-Number<Int32>

Specifies the Id (1 or 2) of the COM port to be configured.


Aliases

none

Required?

true

Position?

named

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

false

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-Passthru

Specifies that a Microsoft.HyperV.PowerShell.ComPort object is to be passed through to the pipeline representing the COM port to be configured.


Aliases

none

Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

false

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-Path<String>

Specifies a named pipe path for the COM port to be configured. Specify local pipes as “\\.\pipe\PipeName” and remote pipes as "\\RemoteServer\pipe\PipeName".


Aliases

none

Required?

true

Position?

3

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

false

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-VM<VirtualMachine[]>

Specifies the virtual machine for which the COM port is to be configured.


Aliases

none

Required?

true

Position?

1

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

True (ByValue)

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-VMComPort<VMComPort[]>

Specifies the COM port to be configured.


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 for which the COM port is to be configured.


Aliases

none

Required?

true

Position?

1

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

True (ByValue)

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-Confirm

Prompts you for confirmation before running the cmdlet.


Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

false

Accept Pipeline Input?

false

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-WhatIf

Shows what would happen if the cmdlet runs. The cmdlet is not run.


Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

false

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.

  • None by default; Microsoft.HyperV.PowerShell.ComPort if –PassThru is specified.


Examples

Example 1

Configure the second COM port on virtual machine TestVM to connect to named pipe TestPipe on the local computer.


PS C:\> Set-VMComPort TestVM 2 \\.\pipe\TestPipe 

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