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Get-SCVMTemplate

Updated: April 29, 2014

Applies To: System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager

Get-SCVMTemplate

Gets virtual machine template objects from the VMM library.

Syntax

Parameter Set: All
Get-SCVMTemplate [-All] [-ComputerTierTemplate <ComputerTierTemplate> ] [-VMMServer <ServerConnection> ] [ <CommonParameters>]

Parameter Set: ID
Get-SCVMTemplate [-ComputerTierTemplate <ComputerTierTemplate> ] [-ID <Guid> ] [-VMMServer <ServerConnection> ] [ <CommonParameters>]

Parameter Set: Name
Get-SCVMTemplate [-ComputerTierTemplate <ComputerTierTemplate> ] [-Name <String> ] [-VMMServer <ServerConnection> ] [ <CommonParameters>]




Detailed Description

The Get-SCVMTemplate cmdlet gets virtual machine template objects from the Virtual Machine Manager (VMM) library.

For information about how virtual machine templates are used to create new virtual machines, type Get-Help New-Template -detailed.

Parameters

-All

Indicates that this cmdlet retrieves a full list of all subordinate objects independent of the parent object. For example, the command Get-SCVirtualDiskDrive -All retrieves all virtual disk drive objects regardless of the virtual machine object or template object that each virtual disk drive object is associated with.


Aliases

none

Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

false

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-ComputerTierTemplate<ComputerTierTemplate>

Specifies a computer tier template object.


Aliases

none

Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

false

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-ID<Guid>

Specifies the numerical identifier as a globally unique identifier (GUID) for a specific object.


Aliases

none

Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

false

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-Name<String>

Specifies the name of a VMM object.


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.

  • Template

Examples

Example 1: Get all templates stored in the library

This command gets all template objects from the VMM library on VMMServer01, and then displays information about these templates to the user.


PS C:\> Get-SCVMTemplate -VMMServer "VMMServer01.Contoso.com"

Example 2: Get all templates stored in the library that have a similar name

This command gets all template objects from the VMM library on VMMServer01 whose name begins with Windows Server 2008, and then displays information about these templates to the user.


PS C:\> Get-SCVMTemplate -VMMServer "VMMServer01.Contoso.com" | where { $_.Name -like "Windows Server 2008*" }

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