VApp Category

Cmdlets are usually implemented around resource operations. The four basic operations are CREATE, READ, UPDATE and DELETE. This set of operations is known as CRUD. Most of the cmdlets support CRUD which are respectively cmdlets that start with the New/Get/Set/Remove cmdlet verbs but they also may have additional operations.

Step 1: Retrieve a object by running a Get command 

You can READ objects by using Get-VApp cmdlet.

Step 2: Run commands from the CRUD group 

You can CREATE objects by using New-VApp cmdlet.

You can UPDATE objects by using Set-VApp cmdlet. See example below:
Get-VApp -Name MyTestVApp1 | Set-VApp -CpuSharesLevel Low -MemSharesLevel Normal

You can REMOVE objects by using Remove-VApp cmdlet.

Step 3: Explore More Related Commands: 

Export-VApp This cmdlet exports a vApp or a single virtual machine to the specified destination.
Import-VApp This cmdlet imports OVF (Open Virtualization Format) and OVA packages. The package can contain a virtual appliance or a virtual machine.
Move-VApp This cmdlet moves the specified virtual appliances to a new location.
Start-VApp This cmdlet starts vApps.
Stop-VApp This cmdlet stops vApps.

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