Get-MSDSMGlobalDefaultLoadBalancePolicy

Gets the default load balance policy for MPIO devices.

Syntax

Get-MSDSMGlobalDefaultLoadBalancePolicy []

Description

The Get-MSDSMGlobalDefaultLoadBalancePolicy cmdlet gets the default load balance policy for Microsoft Multipath I/O (MPIO) devices. You can use the Set-MSDSMGlobalDefaultLoadBalancePolicy cmdlet to change the policy. Microsoft Device Specific Module (MSDSM) applies this policy only to devices that it claims after you set the policy.

The cmdlet returns a string that contains one of these values:

  • None. No currently configured default load balance policy.
  • FOO. Fail Over Only.
  • RR. Round Robin.
  • LQD. Least Queue Depth.
  • LB. Least Blocks.

Examples

Example 1: Get load balance policy

PS C:\> Get-MSDSMGlobalDefaultLoadBalancePolicy 
RR

This command gets the global default load balance policy, in this case, RR for round robin.

Outputs

System.String