Rename-VMSnapshot

Renames a virtual machine checkpoint.

Syntax

Rename-VMSnapshot
      [-ComputerName <String[]>]
      [-Name] <String>
      [-VMName] <String>
      [-NewName] <String>
      [-Passthru]
      [-WhatIf]
      [-Confirm]
      [<CommonParameters>]
Rename-VMSnapshot
      [-VMSnapshot] <VMSnapshot>
      [-NewName] <String>
      [-Passthru]
      [-WhatIf]
      [-Confirm]
      [<CommonParameters>]
Rename-VMSnapshot
      [-VM] <VirtualMachine>
      [-Name] <String>
      [-NewName] <String>
      [-Passthru]
      [-WhatIf]
      [-Confirm]
      [<CommonParameters>]

Description

The Rename-VMSnapshot cmdlet renames a virtual machine checkpoint.

Note: In Windows Server 2012 R2, virtual machine snapshots were renamed to virtual machine checkpoints. For clarity, this document will refer to virtual machine snapshots as checkpoints.

Examples

Example 1

PS C:\>Rename-VMSnapshot -VMName TestVM -Name "Configuration 2" -NewName "Configuration 2: applied all updates"

Renames checkpoint Configuration 2 of virtual machine TestVM to Configuration 2: applied all updates.

Required Parameters

-Name

Specifies the name of the virtual machine checkpoint to be renamed.

Type:String
Position:0
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False
-NewName

Specifies the name to which the virtual machine checkpoint is to be renamed.

Type:String
Position:2
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False
-VM

Specifies the virtual machine of which the checkpoint is to be renamed.

Type:VirtualMachine
Position:0
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:True (ByValue)
Accept wildcard characters:False
-VMName

Specifies the name of the virtual machine of which the checkpoint is to be renamed.

Type:String
Position:1
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False
-VMSnapshot

Specifies the virtual machine checkpoint to be renamed.

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

Optional Parameters

-ComputerName

Specifies one or more Hyper-V hosts on which the virtual machine checkpoint is to be renamed. 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:.
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
-Passthru

Specifies that a VMSnapshot object is to be passed through to the pipeline representing the virtual machine checkpoint to be renamed.

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; VMSnapshot if -PassThru is specified.