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Import-SCStorageProvider

Updated: April 29, 2014

Applies To: System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager

Import-SCStorageProvider

Imports storage providers that are installed and registered on a VMM management server.

Syntax

Parameter Set: Default
Import-SCStorageProvider [-JobVariable <String> ] [-PROTipID <Guid> ] [-RunAsynchronously] [-VMMServer <ServerConnection> ] [ <CommonParameters>]




Detailed Description

The Import-SCStorageProvider cmdlet imports storage providers that are installed and registered on a Virtual Machine Manager (VMM) management server.

Windows Server 2012 offers SMP as a storage provider model for storage array automation. SMP providers are installed locally on the same server running the VMM service. Credentials are not needed to connect to the provider, as with SMI-S providers. After the provider is installed, Import-SCStorageProvider imports those providers into VMM.

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

-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

-VMMServer<ServerConnection>

Specifies a VMM server object.


Aliases

none

Required?

false

Position?

named

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.

Examples

Example 1: Import storage providers

This command imports all storage providers that have been installed and registered on the VMM management server.


PS C:\> Import-SCStorageProvider

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