Grant-VMConnectAccess

Grants a user or users access to connect to a virtual machine or machines.

Syntax

Grant-VMConnectAccess
     [-VMName] <String[]>
     [-UserName] <String[]>
     [-Passthru]
     [-CimSession <CimSession[]>]
     [-ComputerName <String[]>]
     [-Credential <PSCredential[]>]
     [-WhatIf]
     [-Confirm]
     [<CommonParameters>]
Grant-VMConnectAccess
     [-VMId] <Guid[]>
     [-UserName] <String[]>
     [-Passthru]
     [-CimSession <CimSession[]>]
     [-ComputerName <String[]>]
     [-Credential <PSCredential[]>]
     [-WhatIf]
     [-Confirm]
     [<CommonParameters>]

Description

The Grant-VMConnectAccess cmdlet grants access to a user or users to connect to a virtual machine or machines. The cmdlet is intended for use in providing other applications with the appropriate permissions required to initiate a session with Virtual Machine Connection. Examples of such applications are Virtual Machine Manager.

Examples

Example 1

PS C:\> Grant-VMConnectAccess -VMName VM1 -UserName Contoso\John

This command grants user Contoso\John access to connect to a virtual machine named VM1.

Required Parameters

-UserName

Specifies a user or users to whom access to connect to a virtual machine or machines is to be granted.

Type:String[]
Aliases:UserId, Sid
Position:1
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:True (ByPropertyName)
Accept wildcard characters:False
-VMId

Specifies the unique identifier of a virtual machine to which connect access is to be granted.

Type:Guid[]
Position:0
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:True (ByPropertyName, ByValue)
Accept wildcard characters:False
-VMName

Specifies the name of a virtual machine to which connect access is to be granted.

Type:String[]
Position:0
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:True (ByValue)
Accept wildcard characters:False

Optional Parameters

-CimSession

Runs the cmdlet in a remote session or on a remote computer. Enter a computer name or a session object, such as the output of a New-CimSession or Get-CimSession cmdlet. The default is the current session on the local computer.

Type:CimSession[]
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False
-ComputerName

Specifies one or more Hyper-v hosts which run this cmdlet. NetBIOS names, IP addresses, and fully qualified domain names are allowable. The default is the local computer. Use localhost or a dot (.) to specify the local computer explicitly.

Type:String[]
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False
-Confirm

Prompts you for confirmation before running the cmdlet.

Type:SwitchParameter
Aliases:cf
Position:Named
Default value:False
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False
-Credential

Specifies one or more user accounts that have permission to perform this action. The default is the current user.

Type:PSCredential[]
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False
-Passthru

Indicates that this cmdlet returns a Microsoft.HyperV.PowerShell.VMConnectAce object. By default, this cmdlet does not return any output.

Type:SwitchParameter
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False
-WhatIf

Shows what would happen if the cmdlet runs. The cmdlet is not run.

Type:SwitchParameter
Aliases:wi
Position:Named
Default value:False
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False

Outputs

None by default; Microsoft.HyperV.PowerShell.VMConnectAce if PassThru is specified.