vSphere PowerCLI Reference

Get-Cluster

Synopsis

This cmdlet retrieves the clusters available on a vCenter Server system.

Syntax

Get-Cluster [[-Name] <String[]>] [-Location <VIContainer[]>] [-NoRecursion] [-Tag <Tag[]>] [-Server <VIServer[]>] [<CommonParameters>]
Get-Cluster [[-Name] <String[]>] [-VM <VirtualMachine[]>] [-VMHost <VMHost[]>] [-Tag <Tag[]>] [-Server <VIServer[]>] [<CommonParameters>]
Get-Cluster -Id <String[]> [-Server <VIServer[]>] [<CommonParameters>]

Related Commands

Online version
Move-Cluster
New-Cluster
Remove-Cluster
Set-Cluster

Detailed Description

This cmdlet retrieves the clusters available on a vCenter Server system. Returns a set of clusters that correspond to the filter criteria defined by the cmdlet parameters. To specify a server different from the default one, use the Server parameter.

Parameters

NameTypeDescriptionRequired?Pipeline InputDefault Value
NameString[]Specifies the names of the clusters you want to retrieve.falsefalse
IdString[]Specifies the IDs of the clusters you want to retrieve.truefalse
LocationVIContainer[]Specifies vSphere container objects (such as folders, datacenters, and clusters) you want to search for clusters.falsetrue (ByValue)
NoRecursionSwitchParameterIndicates that you want to disable the recursive behavior of the command.falsefalse
ServerVIServer[]Specifies the vCenter Server systems on which you want to run the cmdlet. If no 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.falsefalse
TagTag[]Returns only the clusters that are associated with any of the specified tags.falsefalse
VMVirtualMachine[]Specifies virtual machines to filter the clusters that contain at least one of them.falsetrue (ByValue)
VMHostVMHost[]Specifies hosts to filter the clusters that contain at least one of them.falsetrue (ByValue)

Return Type

Zero or more Cluster objects

Notes

Examples

-------------- Example 1 --------------

Get-Cluster -Location Folder

Get a list of the available clusters in the Folder folder.


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