Export-IscsiVirtualDiskSnapshot

Exports an iSCSI virtual disk snapshot.

Syntax

Export-IscsiVirtualDiskSnapshot
      [-SnapshotId] <String>
      [-ComputerName <String>]
      [-Credential <PSCredential>]
      [<CommonParameters>]
Export-IscsiVirtualDiskSnapshot
      -InputObject <IscsiVirtualDiskSnapshot>
      [-ComputerName <String>]
      [-Credential <PSCredential>]
      [<CommonParameters>]

Description

The Export-IscsiVirtualDiskSnapshot cmdlet exports a snapshot. This cmdlet creates a virtual disk object and associates the snapshot with it. Once the virtual disk object adds to a target, the initiator can access the snapshot.

Examples

Example 1: Expose a snapshot as a virtual disk

PS C:\> Export-IscsiVirtualDiskSnapshot -Snapshot "{E9A5BA03-85B9-40CA-85DF-DC1695690B40}"

This example exposes a snapshot with the Id {E9A5BA03-85B9-40CA-85DF-DC1695690B40} as a virtual disk object. To access it, assign the virtual disk with path \\?\GLOBALROOT\Device\HarddiskVolumeShadowCopy{41667F16-0FDD-11E1-BA2A-0010184F53D6}\vhd01 to a target.

Required Parameters

-InputObject

Accepts an iSCSI virtual disk snapshot object from the input pipeline.

Type:IscsiVirtualDiskSnapshot
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False
-SnapshotId

Specifies the identifier (ID) for the snapshot.

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

Optional Parameters

-ComputerName

Specifies the computer name, or IP address, of the remote computer, if this cmdlet is run on a remote computer.

Specifies the cluster resource group network name, or cluster node name, if this cmdlet is run on a cluster configuration.

Type:String
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:True (ByPropertyName)
Accept wildcard characters:False
-Credential

Specifies the credentials when connecting to a remote computer.

Type:PSCredential
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:True (ByPropertyName)
Accept wildcard characters:False

Inputs

Microsoft.Iscsi.Target.Commands.VirtualDiskSnapshot

Outputs

Microsoft.Iscsi.Target.Commands.IscsiVirtualDisk