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Get-SmbWitnessClient

Windows Server 2012 R2 and Windows 8.1

Updated: October 17, 2013

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

Get-SmbWitnessClient

Retrieves information about the Server Message Block (SMB) clients connected to the SMB witness servers in a cluster.

Syntax

Parameter Set: Query (cdxml)
Get-SmbWitnessClient [[-ClientName] <String[]> ] [-AsJob] [-CimSession <CimSession[]> ] [-State <State[]> ] [-ThrottleLimit <Int32> ] [ <CommonParameters>]




Detailed Description

The Get-SmbWitnessClient cmdlet retrieves information about Server Message Block (SMB) witness client registrations with SMB witness servers in a failover cluster. SMB witness clients can register for notification for multiple resources in the failover cluster, so there may be multiple entries for the same SMB witness client.

Parameters

-AsJob

Runs the cmdlet as a background job. Use this parameter to run commands that take a long time to complete. The cmdlet immediately returns an object that represents the job and then displays the command prompt. You can continue to work in the session while the job completes. To manage the job, use the *-Job cmdlets. To get the job results, use the Receive-Job cmdlet. For more information about Windows PowerShell® background jobs, see about_Jobs.


Aliases

none

Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

false

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-CimSession<CimSession[]>

Runs the cmdlet in a remote session or on a remote computer. Enter a computer name or a session object, such as the output of a New-CimSession or Get-CimSession cmdlet. The default is the current session on the local computer.


Aliases

none

Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

false

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-ClientName<String[]>

Specifies one or more SMB clients by name.


Aliases

none

Required?

false

Position?

2

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

True (ByPropertyName)

Accept Wildcard Characters?

true

-State<State[]>

Specifies that the output is filtered based on the state of the Server Message Block (SMB) witness client registrations with SMB witness servers in a failover cluster.
The acceptable values for this parameter are:  Connected, Registered, RequestedNotifications, Cancelled, Disconnected or Unknown.


Aliases

none

Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

True (ByPropertyName)

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-ThrottleLimit<Int32>

Specifies the maximum number of concurrent operations that can be established to run the cmdlet. If this parameter is omitted or a value of 0 is entered, then Windows PowerShell® calculates an optimum throttle limit for the cmdlet based on the number of CIM cmdlets that are running on the computer. The throttle limit applies only to the current cmdlet, not to the session or to the computer.


Aliases

none

Required?

false

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.

  • None

Outputs

The output type is the type of the objects that the cmdlet emits.

  • None

Examples

EXAMPLE 1

This example retrieves information about the all of the SMB clients connected to the SMB witness servers in a cluster.


PS C:\> Get-SmbWitnessClient
Client Computer Name       Witness Node Name          File Server Node Name      Network Name               Share Name
-------------------- ----------------- --------------------- ------------ ----------
Server1 FileServer1 FileServer2 FSCluster Share
Server2 FileServer2 FileServer1 FSCluster Share
Server2 FileServer2 FileServer1 FSCluster

EXAMPLE 2

This example retrieves information about the SMB client named Server1 connected to the SMB witness servers in a cluster.


PS C:\> Get-SmbWitnessClient -ClientName Server1
Client Computer Name       Witness Node Name          File Server Node Name      Network Name               Share Name
-------------------- ----------------- --------------------- ------------ ----------
Server1 FileServer1 FileServer2 FSCluster Share

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