vSphere PowerCLI Reference

New-DatastoreCluster

Synopsis

Creates a new datastore cluster.

Syntax

New-DatastoreCluster [-Name] <String> -Location <VIContainer> [-Server <VIServer[]>] [-WhatIf] [-Confirm] [<CommonParameters>]

Related Commands

Online version
Unknown
Get-DatastoreCluster
Set-DatastoreCluster
Remove-DatastoreCluster

Detailed Description

Creates a new datastore cluster. By default, Storage DRS is disabled. To enable Storage DRS, run Set-DatastoreCluster.

Parameters

NameTypeDescriptionRequired?Pipeline InputDefault Value
NameStringSpecify a name for the datastore cluster that you want to create.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
LocationVIContainerSpecify a container object (Datacenter or Folder) where you want to place the new datastore cluster.truetrue (ByValue)
ServerVIServer[]Specify the vCenter Server systems 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

DatastoreCluster

Notes

Examples

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

New-DatastoreCluster -Name 'MyDatastoreCluster' -Location 'MyDatacenter'

Creates a new datastore cluster on the specified datacenter.


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