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Get-VMFirmware

Windows Server Technical Preview and Windows 10

Get-VMFirmware

Gets the firmware configuration of a virtual machine.

Syntax

Parameter Set: VMName
Get-VMFirmware [-VMName] <String[]> [-CimSession <Microsoft.Management.Infrastructure.CimSession[]> ] [-ComputerName <String[]> ] [-Credential <System.Management.Automation.PSCredential[]> ] [ <CommonParameters>]

Parameter Set: VMObject
Get-VMFirmware [-VM] <VirtualMachine[]> [ <CommonParameters>]

Parameter Set: VMSnapshot
Get-VMFirmware [-VMSnapshot] <VMSnapshot> [ <CommonParameters>]




Detailed Description

The Get-VMFirmware cmdlet gets the firmware configuration of a virtual machine. Note: This cmdlet is supported only on Generation 2 virtual machines.

Parameters

-CimSession<Microsoft.Management.Infrastructure.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.


Aliases

none

Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

false

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-ComputerName<String[]>

Specifies an array of Hyper-V hosts. The cmdlet gets the virtual machine firmware from the hosts you specify.


Aliases

none

Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

false

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-Credential<System.Management.Automation.PSCredential[]>

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


Aliases

none

Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

false

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-VM<VirtualMachine[]>

Specifies an array of virtual machine objects. The cmdlet gets the firmware configuration for the virtual machines you specify. To obtain a virtual machine object, use the Get-VM cmdlet.


Aliases

none

Required?

true

Position?

1

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

True (ByValue)

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-VMName<String[]>

Specifies an array of names of virtual machines. The cmdlet gets the firmware configuration for the virtual machines you specify.


Aliases

none

Required?

true

Position?

1

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

True (ByValue)

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-VMSnapshot<VMSnapshot>

Specifies the virtual machine snapshot to be used with the VM when retrieving the firmware configuration.


Aliases

VMCheckpoint

Required?

true

Position?

1

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

True (ByValue)

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

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.

  • Microsoft.HyperV.PowerShell.VMFirmware

Notes

  • Note: This cmdlet is supported only on Generation 2 virtual machines.

Examples

Example 1

This example returns a virtual machine firmware object for the virtual machine “Test VM”.


PS C:\> Get-VMFirmware "Test VM"

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