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New-VMGroup

Brian Lich|Last Updated: 3/8/2017

SYNOPSIS

Creates a virtual machine group.

SYNTAX

New-VMGroup [-Name] <String> [-GroupType] <GroupType> [[-Id] <Guid>] [-CimSession <CimSession[]>]
 [-ComputerName <String[]>] [-Credential <PSCredential[]>] [<CommonParameters>]

DESCRIPTION

The New-VMGroup cmdlet creates a virtual machine group.

EXAMPLES

Example 1: Create a group to contain virtual machines

PS C:\> New-VMGroup -Name "CollectionGroup07" -GroupType VMCollectionType

This command creates a virtual machine group named CollectionGroup07 of type VMCollectionType. This group can contain collections of virtual machines.

Example 2: Create a group to contain groups of virtual machines

PS C:\> New-VMGroup -Name "ManagementCollectionGroup03" -GroupType ManagementCollectionType

This command creates a virtual machine group named ManagementCollectionGroup03 of type ManagementCollectionType. This group can contain collections of other groups.

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 cmdlet. 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

-GroupType

Specifies the type of group that this cmdlet creates. The acceptable values for this parameter are: ManagementCollectionType and VMCollectionType.

Type: GroupType
Parameter Sets: (All)
Aliases: 
Accepted values: VMCollectionType, ManagementCollectionType

Required: True
Position: 1
Default value: None
Accept pipeline input: False
Accept wildcard characters: False

-Id

Specifies the unique ID of the group that this cmdlet creates.

Type: Guid
Parameter Sets: (All)
Aliases: 

Required: False
Position: 2
Default value: None
Accept pipeline input: False
Accept wildcard characters: False

-Name

Specifies the name for the group that this cmdlet creates.

Type: String
Parameter Sets: (All)
Aliases: 

Required: True
Position: 0
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.HyperV.PowerShell.VMGroup

NOTES

Get-VMGroup

Remove-VMGroup

Rename-VMGroup

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