Hard Disk 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-HardDisk cmdlet. See example below:
Get-HardDisk -VM VM

Step 2: Run commands from the CRUD group 

You can CREATE objects by using New-HardDisk cmdlet. See example below:

$vm = Get-VM VM
$vm | New-HardDisk -CapacityGB 100 -Persistence persistent
You can UPDATE objects by using Set-HardDisk cmdlet. See example below:
Get-HardDisk -VM $vm | Set-HardDisk -Persistence "IndependentNonPersistent"

You can REMOVE objects by using Remove-HardDisk cmdlet. See example below:

Get-HardDisk -VM $vm | Remove-HardDisk

Step 3: Explore More Related Commands: 


Copy-HardDisk Copies a virtual hard disk to another destination.
Move-HardDisk This cmdlet moves a hard disk from one location to another.
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