Update-VMVersion

Updates the version of virtual machines.

Syntax

Update-VMVersion
      [-Name] <String[]>
      [-AsJob]
      [-CimSession <CimSession[]>]
      [-ComputerName <String[]>]
      [-Confirm]
      [-Credential <PSCredential[]>]
      [-Force]
      [-Passthru]
      [-WhatIf]
      [<CommonParameters>]
Update-VMVersion
      [-VM] <VirtualMachine[]>
      [-AsJob]
      [-Confirm]
      [-Force]
      [-Passthru]
      [-WhatIf]
      [<CommonParameters>]

Description

The Update-VMVersion cmdlet updates virtual machines to the current version.

Examples

Example 1: Update a virtual machine

PS C:\> Update-VMVersion -Name "VM06"

This command updates the virtual machine named VM06 to the most recent virtual machine version.

Required Parameters

-Name

Specifies an array of names of the virtual machines that this cmdlet updates.

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

Specifies an array of virtual machines that this cmdlet updates. To obtain a VirtualMachine object, use the Get-VM cmdlet.

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

Optional Parameters

-AsJob

Runs the cmdlet as a background job.

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

Forces the command to run without asking for user confirmation.

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

Indicates that this cmdlet returns the Microsoft.HyperV.VirtualMachine object that it modifies.

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

Microsoft.HyperV.PowerShell.VirtualMachine

This cmdlet returns a VirtualMachine object, if you specify the Passthru parameter.