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Get-VHDSnapshot

Last Updated: 3/8/2017

SYNOPSIS

Gets information about a checkpoint in a VHD set.

SYNTAX

Get-VHDSnapshot [-Path] <String[]> [-GetParentPaths] [-SnapshotId <Guid[]>] [-CimSession <CimSession[]>]
 [-ComputerName <String[]>] [-Credential <PSCredential[]>] [<CommonParameters>]

DESCRIPTION

The Get-VHDSnapshot cmdlet gets information about a checkpoint in a virtual hard disk (VHD) set file.

Checkpoint replaces the previous term, snapshot.

EXAMPLES

Example 1: Get information about a checkpoint

PS C:\> Get-VHDSnapshot -Path "Data01.vhds" -SnapshotId 6c87351a-a39a-4581-b231-6d693b26485d

This command gets information about the checkpoint that has the specified ID from the VHD set file named Data01.vhds in the current working folder.

PARAMETERS

-CimSession

Runs the cmdlet in a remote session or on a remote computer. Enter a computer name or a session object, such as the output of a New-CimSession or Get-CimSession cmdlet. The default is the current session on the local computer.

Type: CimSession[]
Parameter Sets: (All)
Aliases: 

Required: False
Position: Named
Default value: None
Accept pipeline input: False
Accept wildcard characters: False

-ComputerName

Specifies one or more Hyper-V hosts that run this command. NetBIOS names, IP addresses, and fully qualified domain names are allowable. The default is the local computer. Use localhost or a dot (.) to specify the local computer explicitly.

Type: String[]
Parameter Sets: (All)
Aliases: 

Required: False
Position: Named
Default value: None
Accept pipeline input: False
Accept wildcard characters: False

-Credential

Specifies one or more user accounts that have permission to perform this action. The default is the current user.

Type: PSCredential[]
Parameter Sets: (All)
Aliases: 

Required: False
Position: Named
Default value: None
Accept pipeline input: False
Accept wildcard characters: False

-GetParentPaths

Gets the paths of all files on which this VHD checkpoint depends.

Type: SwitchParameter
Parameter Sets: (All)
Aliases: 

Required: False
Position: Named
Default value: None
Accept pipeline input: False
Accept wildcard characters: False

-Path

Specifies an array of paths of VHD set files from which this cmdlet gets checkpoints. If you specify a file name or relative path, the cmdlet determines the full path relative to the current working folder.

Type: String[]
Parameter Sets: (All)
Aliases: FullName

Required: True
Position: 0
Default value: None
Accept pipeline input: True (ByPropertyName, ByValue)
Accept wildcard characters: False

-SnapshotId

Specifies an array of unique IDs of VHD checkpoints that this cmdlet gets from a VHD set file.

Type: Guid[]
Parameter Sets: (All)
Aliases: 

Required: False
Position: Named
Default value: None
Accept pipeline input: False
Accept wildcard characters: False

CommonParameters

This cmdlet supports the common parameters: -Debug, -ErrorAction, -ErrorVariable, -InformationAction, -InformationVariable, -OutVariable, -OutBuffer, -PipelineVariable, -Verbose, -WarningAction, and -WarningVariable. For more information, see about_CommonParameters.

INPUTS

OUTPUTS

Microsoft.Vhd.PowerShell.VHDSnapshotInfo

This cmdlet returns a VHDSnapshotInfo object.

NOTES

Export-VMSnapshot

Get-VMSnapshot

Rename-VMSnapshot

Restore-VMSnapshot

Get-VHDSet

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