Get-VMHostStorage

This cmdlet retrieves the host storages on a vCenter Server system. The cmdlet returns a list of the storages on the hosts specified by the VMHost parameter. To specify a server different from the default one, use the Server parameter.

Syntax

-VMHost  <VMHost[]>
[-Refresh]
[-RescanAllHba]
[-RescanVmfs]
[-Server  <VIServer[]>]
[CommonParameters]

Parameters

Required Parameter Name Type Position Features Description
required
VMHost
VMHost[] named
  • wildcards
  • pipeline
  • Specifies the hosts for which you want to retrieve storage information.
    optional
    Refresh
    SwitchParameter named Indicates whether the cmdlet refreshes the storage system information before retrieving the specified host storages.
    optional
    RescanAllHba
    SwitchParameter named Indicates whether to issue a request to rescan all virtual machine hosts bus adapters for new storage devices prior to retrieving the storage information.
    optional
    RescanVmfs
    SwitchParameter named Indicates whether to perform a re-scan for new virtual machine file systems that might have been added, prior to retrieving the storage information.
    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.

    -Id  <String[]>
    [-Server  <VIServer[]>]
    [CommonParameters]

    Parameters

    Required Parameter Name Type Position Features Description
    required
    Id
    String[] named Specifies the IDs of the host storages that 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.

    Output

    VMware.VimAutomation.ViCore.Types.V1.Host.Storage.VMHostStorageInfo

    Examples


    Example 1

    Get-VmHostStorage -VMHost 10.23.112.234 -Refresh

    Retrieves storage information from the virtual machine host with IP address 10.23.112.234.

    Example 2

    Get-VMHostStorage | select -expandproperty scsilun | fl *

    Retrieves information about the vendor, model, and serial number of the virtual machine host storage SCSI adapter.

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