Add-EntityBaseline

This cmdlet attaches baselines to the specified Template, VirtualMachine, VMHost, Cluster, Datacenter, Folder, and VApp objects. Attaching a baseline to a container object such as a folder or data center transitively attaches the baseline to all objects in the container.

Syntax

-Baseline  <Baseline[]>
-Entity  <InventoryItem[]>
[-Server  <VIServer[]>]
[CommonParameters]

Parameters

Required Parameter Name Type Position Features Description
required
Baseline
Baseline[] named
  • pipeline
  • Specifies the baselines you want to attach to the specified objects.
    required
    Entity
    InventoryItem[] named
  • wildcards
  • pipeline
  • Specifies Template, VirtualMachine, VMHost, Cluster, Datacenter, Folder, and vApp objects to which you want to attach the baselines.
    optional
    Server
    VIServer[] named
  • wildcards
  • Specifies the vSphere servers on which you want to run the cmdlet. If no value is given to this parameter, the command runs on the default servers.

    Output

    Examples


    Example 1

    Add-EntityBaseline -Entity $vm -Baseline $baseline

    Attaches the baselines in the $baseline variable to the virtual machines objects saved in the $vm variable.

    Example 2

    Get-VM -Name VM | Add-EntityBaseline -Baseline $baseline

    Attaches the baselines saved in the $baseline variable to the virtual machine named VM.

    Example 3

    Get-Baseline -Name *2009 | Add-EntityBaseline -Entity $vm

    Attaches the baselines with names that end with 2009 to the virtual machine objects saved in the $vm variable.

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