vSphere PowerCLI Reference

Start-VApp

Synopsis

Starts vApps.

Syntax

Start-VApp [-VApp] <VApp[]> [-Server <VIServer[]>] [-RunAsync] [-WhatIf] [-Confirm] [<CommonParameters>]

Related Commands

Online version
Export-VApp
Get-VApp
Import-VApp
New-VApp
Remove-VApp
Set-VApp
Stop-VApp
Move-VApp

Detailed Description

Starts vApps.

Parameters

NameTypeDescriptionRequired?Pipeline InputDefault Value
VAppVApp[]Specify the vApp that you want to start.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 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

VApp[]

Notes

Examples

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

Get-VMHost MyVMHost1 | Get-VApp | Start-VApp

Starts all vApps on the specified host.


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