Get-CDDrive

This cmdlet returns a set of virtual CD drives that belong to the virtual machines, templates, and snapshots specified by the VirtualMachine, Template, and Snapshot parameters. At least one of these parameters must be provided. To specify a server different from the default one, use the Server parameter.

Syntax

[[-Template]  <Template[]>]
[[-Snapshot]  <Snapshot[]>]
[-Id  <String[]>]
[-Name  <String[]>]
[-Server  <VIServer[]>]
[-VM  <VirtualMachine[]>]
[CommonParameters]

Parameters

Required Parameter Name Type Position Features Description
optional
Template
Template[] 1
  • wildcards
  • pipeline
  • Specifies the virtual machine templates from which you want to retrieve virtual CD drives.
    optional
    Snapshot
    Snapshot[] 2
  • pipeline
  • Specifies the snapshots from which you want to retrieve virtual CD drives.
    optional
    Id
    String[] named
  • wildcards
  • Specifies the IDs of the CD drives you want to retrieve.
    optional
    Name
    String[] named
  • wildcards
  • Specifies the names of the CD drives you want to retrieve.
    optional
    Server
    VIServer[] named
  • wildcards
  • Specifies the vCenter Server systems on which you want to run the cmdlet. If no value is provided or $null value is passed to this parameter, the command runs on the default servers. For more information about default servers, see the description of Connect-VIServer.
    optional
    VM
    VirtualMachine[] named
  • wildcards
  • pipeline
  • Specifies the virtual machines from which you want to retrieve virtual CD drives.

    Output

    VMware.VimAutomation.ViCore.Types.V1.VirtualDevice.CDDrive

    Examples


    Example 1

    Get-VM -Name VM | Get-CDDrive

    Connects to a vSphere server and retrieves the CD drive of the virtual machine named VM.

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