vSphere PowerCLI Reference

Set-Folder

Synopsis

Changes the properties of the specified folder.

Syntax

Set-Folder -Folder <Folder[]> [-Name] <String> [-Server <VIServer[]>] [-WhatIf] [-Confirm] [<CommonParameters>]

Related Commands

Online version
Get-Folder
Move-Folder
New-Folder
Set-Folder
Remove-Folder

Detailed Description

Changes the properties of the specified folder.

Parameters

NameTypeDescriptionRequired?Pipeline InputDefault Value
NameStringSpecify a new name for the folder.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
FolderFolder[]Specify the folder whose properties you want to change.truetrue (ByValue)
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

Folder

Notes

Examples

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

Get-Folder -Name "testFolder" | Set-Folder -Name "NewFolderName"

Renames the "testFolder" folder to "NewFolderName".


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