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Import-IscsiVirtualDisk

Last Updated: 3/30/2017

SYNOPSIS

Adds an iSCSI Virtual Disk object using an existing virtual hard disk (VHD) file.

SYNTAX

Import-IscsiVirtualDisk [-Description <String>] [-Path] <String> [-PassThru] [-ComputerName <String>]
 [-Credential <PSCredential>] [<CommonParameters>]

DESCRIPTION

The Import-IscsiVirtualDisk cmdlet adds an iSCSI Virtual Disk object using an existing virtual hard disk (VHD) file. This cmdlet imports virtual disks in both VHD and VHDX formats. The New-IscsiVirtualDisk cmdlet creates virtual disks in the VHDX format only.

EXAMPLES

Example 1: Create a virtual disk for a VHD file

PS C:\> Import-IscsiVirtualDisk -Path "E:\Temp\test.vhd" -Description "Migrated from fs1"

This example creates a Virtual Disk object for an existing VHD file located at E:\Temp\test.vhd and sets the Virtual Disk object description to Migrated from fs1.

PARAMETERS

-ComputerName

Specifies the computer name, or IP address, of the remote computer, if this cmdlet is run on a remote computer.

Specifies the cluster resource group network name, or cluster node name, if this cmdlet is run on a cluster configuration.

Type: String
Parameter Sets: (All)
Aliases: 

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

-Credential

Specifies the credentials when connecting to a remote computer.

Type: PSCredential
Parameter Sets: (All)
Aliases: 

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

-Description

Specifies the description for the iSCSI virtual disk.

Type: String
Parameter Sets: (All)
Aliases: 

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

-PassThru

Returns an object representing the item with which you are working. By default, this cmdlet does not generate any output.

Type: SwitchParameter
Parameter Sets: (All)
Aliases: 

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

-Path

Specifies the path of the VHD file that is associated with the iSCSI virtual disk. Filter the iSCSI Virtual Disk object using this parameter.

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

Required: True
Position: 0
Default value: None
Accept pipeline input: True (ByPropertyName)
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

None

OUTPUTS

Microsoft.Iscsi.Target.Commands.IscsiVirtualDisk

NOTES

Checkpoint-IscsiVirtualDisk

Convert-IscsiVirtualDisk

Get-IscsiVirtualDisk

New-IscsiVirtualDisk

Remove-IscsiVirtualDisk

Restore-IscsiVirtualDisk

Set-IscsiVirtualDisk

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