vSphere PowerCLI Reference

Get-PassthroughDevice

Synopsis

Retrieves the pass-through devices available on the specified hosts, virtual machines, and templates.

Syntax

Get-PassthroughDevice [-VM <VirtualMachine[]>] [-VMHost <VMHost[]>] [-Template <Template[]>] [[-Type] <PassthroughDeviceType>] [[-Name] <String[]>] [-Id <String[]>] [-Server <VIServer[]>] [<CommonParameters>]

Related Commands

Online version
Add-PassthroughDevice
Remove-PassthroughDevice

Detailed Description

Retrieves the pass-through devices available on the specified hosts, virtual machines, and templates.

Parameters

NameTypeDescriptionRequired?Pipeline InputDefault Value
NameString[]Specify the names of the pass-through devices you want to retrieve.falsefalse
TypePassthroughDeviceTypeSpecify the type of the pass-through devices you want to retrieve. the valid values are SCSI and PCI. PCI is supported only on vCenter Server 4.0 and ESX 4.0 and higher.falsefalse
IdString[]Specify the Ids of the pass-through devices you want to retrieve.falsefalse
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[]Specify the virtual machine templates for which you want to retrieve the pass-through devices.falsetrue (ByValue)
VMVirtualMachine[]Specify the virtual machines for which you want to retrieve the pass-through devices.falsetrue (ByValue)
VMHostVMHost[]Specify the hosts for which you want to retrieve the pass-through devices.falsetrue (ByValue)

Return Type

PassthroughDevice

Notes

Examples

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

Get-PassthroughDevice -VMHost Host -Type Scsi

Retrieves the SCSI passthrough devices of the Host host.


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