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Enable-MSDSMAutomaticClaim

Brian Lich|Last Updated: 3/8/2017

SYNOPSIS

Enables MSDSM to automatically claim SAN disks for MPIO.

SYNTAX

Enable-MSDSMAutomaticClaim [-BusType] <String> [-WhatIf] [-Confirm] [<CommonParameters>]

DESCRIPTION

The Enable-MSDSMAutomaticClaim cmdlet enables an Microsoft Device Specific Module (MSDSM) to automatically claim storage area network (SAN) disks for Microsoft Multipath I/O (MPIO) for a bus type.

You must specify a valid bus type, either serial attached storage (SAS) and Internet Small Computer System Interface (iSCSI). You can enable MSDSM to automatically claim both SAS and iSCSI disks. Run the cmdlet two times, one time for SAS, one time for iSCSI.

EXAMPLES

Example 1: Enable automatic claims for iSCSI

PS C:\> Enable-MSDSMAutomaticClaim -BusType "iSCSI"

This command enables MSDSM to automatically claim resources with an iSCSI bus type. Specify SAS instead of iSCSI to enable for an SAS bus type.

PARAMETERS

-BusType

Specifies a bus type. The cmdlet enables MSDSM to automatically claim SAN disks for this bus type. The acceptable values for this parameter are: SAS and iSCSI.

Type: String
Parameter Sets: (All)
Aliases: 
Accepted values: SAS, iSCSI

Required: True
Position: 0
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: None
Accept pipeline input: False
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: 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

NOTES

Disable-MSDSMAutomaticClaim

Get-MSDSMAutomaticClaimSettings

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