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Optimize-VHDSet

Last Updated: 3/8/2017

SYNOPSIS

Optimizes VHD set files.

SYNTAX

Optimize-VHDSet [-Path] <String[]> [-AsJob] [-Passthru] [-CimSession <CimSession[]>] [-ComputerName <String[]>]
 [-Credential <PSCredential[]>] [-WhatIf] [-Confirm] [<CommonParameters>]

DESCRIPTION

The Optimize-VHDSet cmdlet optimizes the allocation of space used by virtual hard disk (VHD) set files.

EXAMPLES

Example 1: Optimize a VHD set

PS C:\> Optimize-VHDSet -Path "c:\data.vhds"

This command optimizes the allocation of space on the VHD set file c:\data.vhds.

PARAMETERS

-AsJob

Runs the cmdlet as a background job.

Type: SwitchParameter
Parameter Sets: (All)
Aliases: 

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

-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

-Confirm

Prompts you for confirmation before running the cmdlet.

Type: SwitchParameter
Parameter Sets: (All)
Aliases: cf

Required: False
Position: Named
Default value: False
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

-Passthru

Indicates that this cmdlet returns the Microsoft.HyperV.PowerShell.VirtualHardDisk object that it optimizes.

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 sets that this cmdlet optimizes.

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

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

-WhatIf

Shows what would happen if the cmdlet runs. The cmdlet is not run.

Type: SwitchParameter
Parameter Sets: (All)
Aliases: wi

Required: False
Position: Named
Default value: False
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.VirtualHardDisk

This cmdlet returns a VirtualHardDisk object, if you specify the Passthru parameter.

NOTES

Get-VHDSet

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