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Move-SCVMHostCluster

Updated: April 29, 2014

Applies To: System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager

Move-SCVMHostCluster

Moves a host cluster object managed by VMM from one host group to another.

Syntax

Parameter Set: Default
Move-SCVMHostCluster [-VMHostCluster] <HostCluster> -ParentHostGroup <HostGroup> [-JobVariable <String> ] [-PROTipID <Guid> ] [-RunAsynchronously] [ <CommonParameters>]




Detailed Description

The Move-SCVMHostCluster cmdlet moves a host cluster object managed by Virtual Machine Manager (VMM) from one host group to another.

You cannot use the Move-SCVMHostCluster cmdlet to move a VMware host cluster. Instead, use vCenter Server to move a VMware host cluster.

Parameters

-JobVariable<String>

Specifies that job progress is tracked and stored in the variable named by this parameter.


Aliases

none

Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

false

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-ParentHostGroup<HostGroup>

Specifies the parent host group that contains one or more hosts, host groups, or host clusters.


Aliases

none

Required?

true

Position?

named

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

false

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-PROTipID<Guid>

Specifies the ID of the PRO tip that triggered this action. This allows for auditing of PRO tips.


Aliases

none

Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

false

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-RunAsynchronously

Indicates that the job runs asynchronously so that control returns to the command shell immediately.


Aliases

none

Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

false

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-VMHostCluster<HostCluster>

Specifies a VMM host cluster object.


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.

  • VMHostCluster

Examples

Example 1: Move a specified host cluster to a new parent host group

The first command gets the host cluster object named VMHostCluster01.Contoso.com, and then stores the object in the $VMHostCluster variable.

The second command gets the host group object named Production, and then stores the object in the $DestinationHG variable.

The last command moves host cluster VMHostCluster01.Contoso.com, stored in $VMHostCluster, from its current host group to the host group named Production, stored in $DestinationHG.


PS C:\> $VMHostCluster = Get-SCVMHostCluster -Name "VMHostCluster01.Contoso.com"
PS C:\> $DestinationHG = Get-SCVMHostGroup -Name "Production"
PS C:\> Move-SCVMHostCluster -VMHostCluster $VMHostCluster -ParentHostGroup $DestinationHG

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