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Get-StorageProvider

Get-StorageProvider

Returns a list of the storage providers available on the local computer.

Syntax

Parameter Set: ByName
Get-StorageProvider [[-Name] <String[]> ] [-AsJob] [-CimSession <CimSession[]> ] [-Manufacturer <String[]> ] [-ThrottleLimit <Int32> ] [ <CommonParameters>]

Parameter Set: ByStorageSubSystem
Get-StorageProvider [-AsJob] [-CimSession <CimSession[]> ] [-StorageSubSystem <CimInstance> ] [-ThrottleLimit <Int32> ] [ <CommonParameters>]

Parameter Set: ByUniqueId
Get-StorageProvider [-AsJob] [-CimSession <CimSession[]> ] [-ThrottleLimit <Int32> ] [-UniqueId <String[]> ] [ <CommonParameters>]

Parameter Set: ByURI
Get-StorageProvider [-AsJob] [-CimSession <CimSession[]> ] [-Manufacturer <String[]> ] [-ThrottleLimit <Int32> ] [-URI <Uri[]> ] [ <CommonParameters>]




Detailed Description

The Get-StorageProvider cmdlet returns a list of the storage providers available on the local computer. This cmdlet returns a list of the available storage providers available to the computer, such as a SMP hardware provider, or a SMI-S provider connection.

Parameters

-AsJob

Aliases

none

Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

false

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-CimSession<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

Session

Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

false

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-Manufacturer<String[]>

Specifies the name of the manufacturer of this piece of hardware or software.


Aliases

none

Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

True (ByPropertyName)

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-Name<String[]>

Specifies the name of an object or setting.


Aliases

none

Required?

false

Position?

1

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

True (ByPropertyName)

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-StorageSubSystem<CimInstance>

Accepts a StorageSubsystem object as input. The Storage Subsystem CIM object is exposed by the Get-StorageSubsystem cmdlet.


Aliases

none

Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

True (ByValue)

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-ThrottleLimit<Int32>

Specifies the maximum number of concurrent operations that can be established to run the cmdlet. If this parameter is omitted or a value of 0 is entered, then Windows PowerShell® calculates an optimum throttle limit for the cmdlet based on the number of CIM cmdlets that are running on the computer. The throttle limit applies only to the current cmdlet, not to the session or to the computer.


Aliases

none

Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

false

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-URI<Uri[]>

Specifies the URI for the object.


Aliases

none

Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

True (ByPropertyName)

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-UniqueId<String[]>

Specifies an ID used to uniquely identify a Disk object in the system. The ID persists through restarts.


Aliases

Id

Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

True (ByPropertyName)

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

<CommonParameters>

This cmdlet supports the common parameters: -Verbose, -Debug, -ErrorAction, -ErrorVariable, -OutBuffer, and -OutVariable. For more information, see    about_CommonParameters (http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/p/?LinkID=113216).

Inputs

The input type is the type of the objects that you can pipe to the cmdlet.

  • Microsoft.Management.Infrastructure.CimInstance#ROOT/Microsoft/Windows/Storage/MSFT_StorageSubsystem

    The Microsoft.Management.Infrastructure.CimInstance object is a wrapper class that displays Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) objects. The path after the pound sign (#) provides the namespace and class name for the underlying WMI object.


Outputs

The output type is the type of the objects that the cmdlet emits.

  • Microsoft.Management.Infrastructure.CimInstance#ROOT/Microsoft/Windows/Storage/MSFT_StorageProvider

    The Microsoft.Management.Infrastructure.CimInstance object is a wrapper class that displays Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) objects. The path after the pound sign (#) provides the namespace and class name for the underlying WMI object.


Examples

EXAMPLE 1

This example displays the Storage Spaces provider. When run without additional filters, this cmdlet will display all available Storage Management Providers on the system.


PS C:\> Get-StorageProvider

Related topics

Get-StorageSubsystem

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