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Move-SmbWitnessClient

Brian Lich|Last Updated: 4/3/2017

SYNOPSIS

Requests an SMB client to move the associated SMB connection to a specified cluster node.

SYNTAX

Move-SmbWitnessClient [-ClientName] <String> [-DestinationNode] <String> [[-NetworkName] <String>]
 [-CimSession <CimSession[]>] [-ThrottleLimit <Int32>] [-AsJob] [-WhatIf] [-Confirm] [<CommonParameters>]

DESCRIPTION

The Move-SmbWitnessClient cmdlet requests the specified Server Message Block (SMB) client to move the associated SMB connection from the current cluster node to the specified cluster node. Only SMB connections to a Distributed Server Name can be moved.

EXAMPLES

Example 1: Move a client

PS C:\>Move-SmbWitnessClient -ClientName "Server01" -DestinationNode "FileServer22" -NetworkName "NetName07"

This example requests that the SMB client named Server01 move the associated SMB connection from the current cluster node to the cluster node named FileServer22. This cmdlet does not return any output. The Get-SmbOpenFile cmdlet can be used to validate the client that is moved. The specified SMB client must have an active connection with the cluster for this cmdlet to be effective.

PARAMETERS

-AsJob

Runs the cmdlet as a background job. Use this parameter to run commands that take a long time to complete.

Type: SwitchParameter
Parameter Sets: (All)
Aliases: 

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

-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: Session

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

-ClientName

Specifies the SMB client by name.

Type: String
Parameter Sets: (All)
Aliases: 

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

-DestinationNode

Specifies the destination cluster node by name.

Type: String
Parameter Sets: (All)
Aliases: 

Required: True
Position: 1
Default value: None
Accept pipeline input: False
Accept wildcard characters: False

-NetworkName

Specifies the network name of the file server to which the client connects.

Type: String
Parameter Sets: (All)
Aliases: 

Required: False
Position: 2
Default value: None
Accept pipeline input: False
Accept wildcard characters: False

-ThrottleLimit

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.

Type: Int32
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

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

None

NOTES

Get-SmbWitnessClient

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