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New-VMSan

Brian Lich|Last Updated: 3/8/2017

SYNOPSIS

Creates a new virtual storage area network (SAN) on a Hyper-V host.

SYNTAX

HbaObject (Default)

New-VMSan [-CimSession <CimSession>] [-ComputerName <String>] [-Credential <PSCredential>] [-Name] <String>
 [-Note <String>] [-HostBusAdapter <CimInstance[]>] [-WhatIf] [-Confirm] [<CommonParameters>]

StringWwn

New-VMSan [-CimSession <CimSession>] [-ComputerName <String>] [-Credential <PSCredential>] [-Name] <String>
 [-Note <String>] -WorldWideNodeName <String[]> -WorldWidePortName <String[]> [-WhatIf] [-Confirm]
 [<CommonParameters>]

DESCRIPTION

The New-VMSan cmdlet creates a new virtual storage area network (SAN) on a Hyper-V host.

EXAMPLES

Example 1

PS C:\> New-VMSan -Name Production -Note "Production SAN" -WorldWideNodeName C003FF0000FFFF00 -WorldWidePortName C003FF5778E50002

Creates a new virtual storage area network (SAN) with the specified Name, Note, WorldWideNodeName, and WorldWidePortName.

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 the friendly name of a Hyper-V host on which the new virtual storage area network (SAN) is to be created. 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

-HostBusAdapter

Specifies the host bus adapter (HBA) to be associated with the virtual storage area network (SAN) to be created. This can be retrieved by running the Get-InitiatorPort cmdlet.

Type: CimInstance[]
Parameter Sets: HbaObject
Aliases: 

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

-Name

Specifies the friendly name of the virtual storage area network (SAN) to be created.

Type: String
Parameter Sets: (All)
Aliases: SanName

Required: True
Position: 0
Default value: None
Accept pipeline input: False
Accept wildcard characters: False

-Note

Specifies a note to be associated with the virtual storage area network (SAN) to be created.

Type: String
Parameter Sets: (All)
Aliases: 

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: False
Accept pipeline input: False
Accept wildcard characters: False

-WorldWideNodeName

Specifies the world wide node name (WWNN) of the host bus adapters to be associated with the virtual storage area network (SAN) to be created.

Type: String[]
Parameter Sets: StringWwn
Aliases: Wwnn, NodeName, Wwnns, NodeNames, WorldWideNodeNames, NodeAddress

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

-WorldWidePortName

Specifies the world wide port name (WWPN) of the host bus adapters to be associated with the virtual storage area network (SAN) to be created.

Type: String[]
Parameter Sets: StringWwn
Aliases: Wwpn, PortName, Wwpns, PortNames, WorldWidePortNames, PortAddress

Required: True
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

Microsoft.HyperV.PowerShell.VMSan

NOTES

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