Test-VHD

Tests a virtual hard disk for any problems that would make it unusable.

Syntax

Test-VHD
    [-Path] <String[]>
    [-ComputerName <String[]>]
    [<CommonParameters>]
Test-VHD
    [-Path] <String[]>
    [-SupportPersistentReservations]
    [-ComputerName <String[]>]
    [<CommonParameters>]

Description

The Test-VHD cmdlet tests a virtual hard disk for any problems that would make it unusable.

Examples

Example 1

PS C:\>Test-VHD -Path Diff2.vhdx

Tests whether the virtual hard disk chain is in a usable state that starts with the virtual hard disk associated with Diff2.vhdx.

Required Parameters

-Path

Specifies the path to the virtual hard disk file of the virtual hard disk to be tested. If a filename or relative path is specified, the new virtual hard disk path is calculated relative to the current working directory.

Type:String[]
Aliases:FullName
Position:0
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:True (ByPropertyName, ByValue)
Accept wildcard characters:False
-SupportPersistentReservations

Indicates that the cmdlet tests for SCSI persistent reservation support semantics. Specify this parameter to test whether a virtual hard disk or path supports shared virtual disks.

Type:SwitchParameter
Aliases:ShareVirtualDisk
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False

Optional Parameters

-ComputerName

Specifies one or more Hyper-V hosts on which the virtual hard disk is to be tested. 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