vSphere PowerCLI Reference



Updates the advanced configuration settings of a host.


Set-VMHostAdvancedConfiguration [[-Name] <String>] [[-Value] <Object>] [-VMHost] <VMHost[]> [-Server <VIServer[]>] [-WhatIf] [-Confirm] [<CommonParameters>]
Set-VMHostAdvancedConfiguration [[-NameValue] <Hashtable>] [-VMHost] <VMHost[]> [-Server <VIServer[]>] [-WhatIf] [-Confirm] [<CommonParameters>]

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Detailed Description

This cmdlet is deprecated. Use New-AdvancedSetting, Set-AdvancedSetting, or Remove-AdvancedSetting instead.

Updates the advanced configuration settings of a host.


NameTypeDescriptionRequired?Pipeline InputDefault Value
NameStringSpecify the name of the host configuration setting you want to change.falsefalse
NameValueHashtableProvide a hash table that maps values to settings.falsetrue (ByValue)
ValueObjectSpecify a new value of the host configuration setting specified by the Name parameter.falsefalse
VMHostVMHost[]Specify the host whose advanced configuration settings you want to change.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
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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-------------- Example 1 --------------

Get-VMHost | Set-VmHostAdvancedConfiguration -Name Migrate.NetTimeout -Value ( [system.int32] 10 )

Change the migration timeout for the virtual machine host with an IP address

-------------- Example 2 --------------

$migrationSettings = Get-VMHost| Get-VmHostAdvancedConfiguration -Name Migrate.*

Set-VmHostAdvancedConfiguration -VMHost  -NameValue $migrationSettings

Gets the advanced settings concerning migration from the host with an IP address and applies them to the virtual machine host with an IP address

-------------- Example 3 --------------

Set-VMHostAdvancedConfiguration -VMHost -Name Migrate.Enabled -Value 1

Enable VMotion on a host using Set-VMHostAdvancedConfiguration.

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