vSphere PowerCLI Reference

Set-VIPermission

Synopsis

Modifies the properties of the specified permissions.

Syntax

Set-VIPermission [-Permission] <Permission[]> [-Role <Role>] [-Propagate [<Boolean>]] [-Server <VIServer[]>] [-WhatIf] [-Confirm] [<CommonParameters>]

Related Commands

Online version
Get-VIPermission
New-VIPermission
Remove-VIPermission
Get-VIPrivilege
Get-VIRole
New-VIRole
Remove-VIRole
Set-VIRole

Detailed Description

Modifies the properties of the specified permissions. The cmdlet can change the role and define whether the permission propagates down the hierarchy to child inventory objects.

Parameters

NameTypeDescriptionRequired?Pipeline InputDefault Value
PermissionPermission[]Specify the permissions you want to modify.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
PropagateBooleanIndicate that you want to propagate the new permissions to the child inventory objects.falsefalse$true
RoleRoleSpecify a new role for the permissions.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

Permission

Notes

Examples

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

Set-VIPermission -Permission $permission -Role Role -Propagate:$false

Changes the Propagate property of the $permission permission to $false.


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