vSphere PowerCLI Reference

Move-Template

Synopsis

Moves virtual machine templates to another location.

Syntax

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

Related Commands

Online version
Get-Template
New-Template
Remove-Template

Detailed Description

Moves virtual machine templates to a location that is specified by the Destination parameter.

Parameters

NameTypeDescriptionRequired?Pipeline InputDefault Value
DestinationVIContainerSpecify a container object where you want to move the templates.truetrue (ByValue)
TemplateTemplate[]Specify the virtual machine templates you want to move to another location.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
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

Return Type

Template

Notes

Examples

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Move-Template -Template $template -Destination $dest

Moves the $template object into the $dest container object.


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