vSphere PowerCLI Reference

Move-Datacenter

Synopsis

Moves a vSphere datacenter from one location to another.

Syntax

Move-Datacenter [-Datacenter] <Datacenter[]> [-Destination] <VIContainer> [-Server <VIServer[]>] [-RunAsync] [-WhatIf] [-Confirm] [<CommonParameters>]

Related Commands

Online version
New-Datacenter
Get-Datacenter
Remove-Datacenter
Set-Datacenter

Detailed Description

Moves a vSphere datacenter to the location to the location that is specified by the Destination parameter. To specify a server different from the default one, use the -Server parameter.

Parameters

NameTypeDescriptionRequired?Pipeline InputDefault Value
DatacenterDatacenter[]Specify the datacenters you want to move to another location.truetrue (ByValue)
DestinationVIContainerSpecify the folder where you want to move the datacenters.truefalse
ConfirmSwitchParameterIf the value is $true, indicates that the cmdlet asks for confirmation before running. If the value is $false, the cmdlet runs without asking for user confirmation.falsefalse$true
RunAsyncSwitchParameterIndicate that the command returns immediately without waiting for the task to complete. In this mode, the output of the cmdlet is a Task object. For more information about the -RunAsync parameter run " help About_RunAsync" in the vSphere PowerCLI console.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
WhatIfSwitchParameterIndicate that the cmdlet is run only to display the changes that would be made and actually no objects are modified.falsefalse

Return Type

Datacenter

Notes

Examples

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Move-Datacenter Datacenter -Destination Folder

Moves the Datacenter datacenter into the folder named Folder.


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