New-UnityvCenter

SYNOPSIS

Add the vCenter credentials and optionally discovers any ESXi host managed by that vCenter.

SYNTAX

New-UnityvCenter [-session <Object>] [-Address] <String[]> -Username <String> -Password <String>
 [-Description <String>] [-ImportHosts] [-WhatIf] [-Confirm]

DESCRIPTION

Discover vCenter servers on the network and optionnaly create a host configuration for multiple ESXi hosts managed by a single vCenter server. For any discovered vCenters, you can enable or disable access for any ESXi host managed by the vCenter. After you associate a vCenter server configuration with a VMware datastore, the datastore is available to any ESXi hosts associated with the vCenter host configuration. The vCenter credentials are stored in the storage system. You need to have an active session with the array.

EXAMPLES

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New-UnityvCenter -Address 'vcenter.example.com' -Username 'admin' -Password 'Password123#' -ImportHosts

Import a vCenter and all the associated ESXi hosts.

PARAMETERS

-session

Specify an UnitySession Object.

Type: Object
Parameter Sets: (All)
Aliases: 

Required: False
Position: Named
Default value: ($global:DefaultUnitySession | where-object {$_.IsConnected -eq $true})
Accept pipeline input: False
Accept wildcard characters: False

-Address

FQDN or IP address of the VMware vCenter.

Type: String[]
Parameter Sets: (All)
Aliases: 

Required: True
Position: 1
Default value: None
Accept pipeline input: True (ByPropertyName, ByValue)
Accept wildcard characters: False

-Username

Specifies the username used to access the VMware vCenter.

Type: String
Parameter Sets: (All)
Aliases: 

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

-Password

Specifies the password used to access the VMware vCenter.

Type: String
Parameter Sets: (All)
Aliases: 

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

-Description

Specifies the description of the VMware vCenter server.

Type: String
Parameter Sets: (All)
Aliases: 

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

-ImportHosts

Specifies if hosts are automatically imported.

Type: SwitchParameter
Parameter Sets: (All)
Aliases: 

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

INPUTS

OUTPUTS

NOTES

Written by Erwan Quelin under MIT licence - https://github.com/equelin/Unity-Powershell/blob/master/LICENSE

https://github.com/equelin/Unity-Powershell