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Mount-IscsiVirtualDiskSnapshot

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

Mount-IscsiVirtualDiskSnapshot

Mounts a snapshot locally.

Syntax

Parameter Set: SnapshotId
Mount-IscsiVirtualDiskSnapshot [-SnapshotId] <String> [-ComputerName <String> ] [-Credential <PSCredential> ] [ <CommonParameters>]

Parameter Set: InputObject
Mount-IscsiVirtualDiskSnapshot -InputObject <IscsiVirtualDiskSnapshot> [-ComputerName <String> ] [-Credential <PSCredential> ] [ <CommonParameters>]




Detailed Description

Note: This cmdlet is deprecated and might be removed in a future release. We recommend that you do not use this cmdlet.

The Mount-IscsiVirtualDiskSnapshot cmdlet mounts a snapshot locally. This cmdlet operates on snapshots in the virtual disk 1.0 (VHD) format only.

Mounting a snapshot locally exposes the snapshot as a disk to the local computer.
Use diskmgmt.msc or cmdlets to bring the disk online.

Parameters

-ComputerName<String>

Specifies the computer name, or IP address, of the remote computer, if this cmdlet is run on a remote computer.
Specifies the cluster resource group network name, or cluster node name, if this cmdlet is run on a cluster configuration.


Aliases

none

Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

True (ByPropertyName)

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-Credential<PSCredential>

Specifies the credentials when connecting to a remote computer.


Aliases

none

Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

True (ByPropertyName)

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-InputObject<IscsiVirtualDiskSnapshot>

Accepts an iSCSI Virtual Disk Snapshot object from the input pipeline.


Aliases

none

Required?

true

Position?

named

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

false

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-SnapshotId<String>

Specifies the identifier (ID) for the snapshot.


Aliases

none

Required?

true

Position?

1

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

True (ByPropertyName)

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.

  • Microsoft.Iscsi.Target.Commands.IscsiVirtualDiskSnapshot

Outputs

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

  • None

Examples

EXAMPLE 1

This example mounts the snapshot with the ID {E9A5BA03-85B9-40CA-85DF-DC1695690B40} on the local server, which can be accessed by the backup server to perform backup.


PS C:\> Mount-IscsiVirtualDiskSnapshot –SnapshotId "{E9A5BA03-85B9-40CA-85DF-DC1695690B40}"

EXAMPLE 2

This example mounts the Snapshot object stored in a variable named $VhdSnapshot on the local server, which can be accessed by the backup server to perform backup.


PS C:\> Mount-IscsiVirtualDiskSnapshot -InputObject $VhdSnapshot

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