New-CIVM

This cmdlet creates a new cloud virtual machine into an existing vApp by using a specified virtual machine template.

Syntax

-VApp  <CIVApp>
-VMTemplate  <CIVMTemplate>
[-ComputerName  <String>]
[-Name  <String>]
[-RunAsync]
[-Server  <CIServer[]>]
[CommonParameters]

Parameters

Required Parameter Name Type Position Features Description
required
VApp
CIVApp named
  • pipeline
  • Specifies the vApp to which you want to add the cloud virtual machine.
    required
    VMTemplate
    CIVMTemplate named
  • pipeline
  • Specifies the virtual machine template from which the new cloud virtual machine is created.
    optional
    ComputerName
    String named Specifies the computer name to be applied to the cloud virtual machine with guest customization.
    optional
    Name
    String named Specifies the name of the newly created cloud virtual machine. If not specified, the name of the virtual machine template is used.
    optional
    RunAsync
    SwitchParameter named Indicates 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 VMware PowerCLI console.
    optional
    Server
    CIServer[] named
  • wildcards
  • Specifies the cloud 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-CIServer.

    Output

    VMware.VimAutomation.Cloud.Types.V1.CIVM

    Examples


    Example 1

    $templateVM = Get-CIVMTemplate -Name "myTemplateVM"
    Get-CIVApp "myCIVApp" | New-CIVM -Name "myVM" -VMTemplate $templateVM

    Retrieves a virtual machine template named "myTemplateVM", creates a cloud virtual machine named "myVM" from the template, and adds it to a cloud vApp named "myCIVApp".

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