Export-VDPortGroup

Syntax

-VDPortGroup  <VDPortgroup[]>
[-Description  <String>]
[-Destination  <String>]
[-Force]
[-Server  <VIServer[]>]
[CommonParameters]

Parameters

Required Parameter Name Type Position Features Description
required
VDPortGroup
VDPortgroup[] named
  • pipeline
  • Specifies the distributed port group whose configuration you want to export.
    optional
    Description
    String named Specifies a description for the exported distributed port group configuration.
    optional
    Destination
    String named Specifies an absolute or a relative file path to the location where you want to export the configuration of the distributed port group.
    optional
    Force
    SwitchParameter named Indicates that if the specified destination file already exists, the existing file will be overwritten. Any directories required to complete the specified file path will also be created.
    optional
    Server
    VIServer[] named 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

    System.IO.FileInfo

    Examples


    Example 1

    Get-VDPortGroup -Name 'MyVDPortGroup' | Export-VDPortGroup -Destination 'C:\MyVDSwitchesBackup\MyVDPortGroup_21122012.zip'

    Exports the configuration of the specified port group to the specified file.

    Example 2

    $myPortGroup = Get-VDPortGroup -Name 'MyVDPortGroup'
    Export-VDPortGroup -VDPortGroup $myPortGroup -Destination 'C:\MyVDSwitchesBackup\MyVDPortGroupBackup.zip' -Force

    Exports the configuration of the specified port group to the specified file. If the MyVDSwitchesBackup directory does not exist, it is created. If the MyVDPortGroupBackup.zip file already exists in the specified location, it is overwritten.

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