vSphere PowerCLI Reference



Retrieves datastore clusters.


Get-DatastoreCluster [-Id <String[]>] [[-Name] <String[]>] [-Location <VIContainer[]>] [-VM <VirtualMachine[]>] [-Template <Template[]>] [-Server <VIServer[]>] [<CommonParameters>]

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Detailed Description

Retrieves datastore clusters.


NameTypeDescriptionRequired?Pipeline InputDefault Value
NameString[]Specify the names of the datastore clusters you want to retrieve.falsefalse
IdString[]Specify the Ids of the datastore clusters you want to retrieve.falsefalse
LocationVIContainer[]Specify the datacenters and folders from which you want to retrieve datastore clusters.falsetrue (ByValue)
ServerVIServer[]Specify 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. For more information about default servers, see the description of Connect-VIServer.falsefalse
TemplateTemplate[]Filter the datastore clusters by the virtual machine templates located in them.falsetrue (ByValue)
VMVirtualMachine[]Filter the datastore clusters by the virtual machines located in them.falsetrue (ByValue)

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Retrieves all datastore clusters.

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Get-DatastoreCluster -Name DatastoreCluster1

Retrieves a datastore cluster by name.

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Get-VM -Name WebServerVM | Get-DatastoreCluster

Retrieves datastore clusters through filtering by virtual machine.

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