vSphere PowerCLI Reference

Add-VmHostNtpServer

Synopsis

Adds the specified NTP servers to the NTP server list of the specified hosts.

Syntax

Add-VmHostNtpServer [-NtpServer] <String[]> [-VMHost] <VMHost[]> [-Server <VIServer[]>] [-WhatIf] [-Confirm] [<CommonParameters>]

Related Commands

Online version
Get-VMHostNtpServer
Remove-VMHostNtpServer

Detailed Description

Adds the specified NTP servers to the NTP server list of the specified hosts. If a server is already in the list, a non-terminating error is generated and a duplicate is not created.

Parameters

NameTypeDescriptionRequired?Pipeline InputDefault Value
NtpServerString[]Specify the domain name or the IP address of the NTP server you want to add to the host.truefalse
VMHostVMHost[]Specify a host to which you want to add the NTP server.truetrue (ByValue)
ConfirmSwitchParameterIf the value is $true, indicates that the cmdlet asks for confirmation before running. If the value is $false, the cmdlet runs without asking for user confirmation.falsefalse$true
ServerVIServer[]Specify the vSphere servers on which you want to run the cmdlet. If no value is given to this parameter, the command runs on the default servers. For more information about default servers, see the description of Connect-VIServer.falsefalse
WhatIfSwitchParameterIndicate that the cmdlet is run only to display the changes that would be made and actually no objects are modified.falsefalse

Return Type

System.String

Notes

Examples

-------------- Example 1 --------------

Add-VmHostNtpServer -NtpServer "ntp-server-name.com" -VMHost $host

Adds the NTP server with a domain name "ntp-server-name.com" to the virtual machine hosts stored in the $host variable.

-------------- Example 2 --------------

Add-VmHostNtpServer -NtpServer "192.168.1.5" -VMHost (Get-VMHost)

Adds the NTP server with an IP address "192.168.1.5" to the virtual machine hosts pipelined through the Get-VMHost cmdlet.


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