vSphere PowerCLI Reference



Moves a vSphere cluster from one location to another.


Move-Cluster [-Cluster] <Cluster[]> [-Destination] <VIContainer> [-Server <VIServer[]>] [-RunAsync] [-WhatIf] [-Confirm] [<CommonParameters>]

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Detailed Description

Moves a vSphere cluster to the location to the location that is specified by the Destination parameter. To specify a server different from the default one, use the -Server parameter.


NameTypeDescriptionRequired?Pipeline InputDefault Value
ClusterCluster[]Specify the clusters you want to move to another location.truetrue (ByValue)
DestinationVIContainerSpecify the folder or datacenter where you want to move the clusters. If a datacenter is specified for the -Destination parameter, the cluster is moved to its "hostFolder" folder. The "hostFolder" is a system folder and is guaranteed to exist.truefalse
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
RunAsyncSwitchParameterIndicate that the command returns immediately without waiting for the task to complete. In this mode, the output of the cmdlet is a Task object. For more information about the -RunAsync parameter run " help About_RunAsync" in the vSphere PowerCLI console.falsefalse
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

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Move-Cluster -Cluster Cluster -Destination Folder

Moves the cluster named Cluster into the folder called Folder on the same datacenter

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