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Get-SCTemplatePackage

Updated: April 29, 2014

Applies To: System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager

Get-SCTemplatePackage

Gets an exported service template or virtual machine template package at a specified location.

Syntax

Parameter Set: Default
Get-SCTemplatePackage -Path <String> [ <CommonParameters>]




Detailed Description

The Get-SCTemplatePackage cmdlet gets an exported service template or virtual machine template package at a specified location. After you get the template package object, you can read the properties of the object, or you can input the object into the Import-SCTemplate cmdlet.

For more information about importing a template package, type Get-Help Import-SCTemplate -detailed.

Parameters

-Path<String>

Specifies the destination path for the operation.

Example formats:

Local: -Path "F:\"

UNC: -Path "\\Library\Templates"

Volume GUID: -Path "\\?\Volume{4703c1ea-8ae7-11db-b473-00123f7603e3}\"

VMware ESX: -Path "[storage1]\MyVMwareFolderForVMs\MyVM.vmx"

Citrix XenServer: -Path "Local storage[99b6212f-b63d-c676-25f9-d6c460992de7]"

Wildcards are supported for Get- cmdlets and when you specify the UNC path.

Example format:

UNC: -Path "\\VMHostServer\MyVMs\*VM*"


Aliases

none

Required?

true

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.

Outputs

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

  • TemplatePackage[]
  • TemplatePackage

Examples

Example 1: Get a template package from a specified location

This command gets the template package object in C:\TemplateExports, and then stores the object in the $TemplatePackage variable.


PS C:\> $TemplatePackage = Get-SCTemplatePackage -Path "C:\TemplateExports"

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