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Reset-SCVirtualMachine

Updated: November 1, 2013

Applies To: System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager

Reset-SCVirtualMachine

Resets a virtual machine by powering off the virtual machine and then starting it.

Syntax

Parameter Set: SingleVM
Reset-SCVirtualMachine [-VM] <VM> [-JobVariable <String> ] [-PROTipID <Guid> ] [-RunAsynchronously] [ <CommonParameters>]




Detailed Description

The Reset-SCVirtualMachine cmdlet resets a virtual machine by powering off the virtual machine and then starting it. This is the equivalent of using the Stop-SCVirtualMachine and Start-SCVirtualMachine cmdlets. To use Reset-SCVirtualMachine, the virtual machine needs to be in a running state.

For information about stopping a virtual machine, type: "Get-Help Stop-SCVirtualMachine -detailed". For information about starting a virtual machine, type: "Get-Help Start-SCVirtualMachine -detailed".

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

-VM<VM>

Specifies a virtual machine 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.

  • VirtualMachine

Notes

  • Requires a VMM virtual machine object, which can be retrieved by using the Get-SCVirtualMachine cmdlet.

Examples

1: Reset a virtual machine.

The first command gets the virtual machine object named VM01 and stores the object in the $VM variable.

The second command resets the virtual machine stored in $VM.


PS C:\> $VM = Get-SCVirtualMachine -Name "VM01"PS C:\> Reset-SCVirtualMachine -VM $VM

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