Storage

This reference provides cmdlet descriptions and syntax for all Windows Storage Management-specific cmdlets. It lists the cmdlets in alphabetical order based on the verb at the beginning of the cmdlet.

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Add-InitiatorIdToMaskingSet

Adds an initiator ID to an existing masking set, granting the host associated with the initiator ID access to the virtual disk and target port resources defined in the masking set.

Add-PartitionAccessPath

Adds an access path such as a drive letter or folder to a partition.

Add-PhysicalDisk

Adds a physical disk to the specified storage pool or manually assigns a physical disk to a specific virtual disk.

Add-TargetPortToMaskingSet

Adds one or more target ports to a specified masking set, allowing a connection between the target ports, and any virtual disks and initiator IDs that the masking set contains.

Add-VirtualDiskToMaskingSet

Adds a virtual disk to a specified masking set and grants access to the virtual disk to all initiator IDs defined in the masking set.

Clear-Disk

Cleans a disk by removing all partition information and un-initializing it, erasing all data on the disk.

Connect-VirtualDisk

Connects a disconnected virtual disk to the specified computer when using the Storage Spaces subsystem.

Disable-PhysicalDiskIndication

Turns off the identification LED on the specified physical disk.

Disconnect-VirtualDisk

Disconnects a virtual disk from the specified computer, revoking access to the virtual disk.

Dismount-DiskImage

Dismounts a disk image (virtual hard disk or ISO) so that it can no longer be accessed as a disk.

Enable-PhysicalDiskIndication

Enables the identification LED on the specified physical disk.

Format-Volume

Formats one or more existing volumes or a new volume on an existing partition.

Get-Disk

Gets one or more disks visible to the operating system.

Get-DiskImage

Gets one or more disk image objects (virtual hard disk or ISO).

Get-FileIntegrity
Get-InitiatorId

Gets the InitiatorID objects for the specified iSCSI initiators.

Get-InitiatorPort

Gets one or more host bus adapter (HBA) initiator ports.

Get-MaskingSet

Gets masking sets.

Get-OffloadDataTransferSetting

Returns offloaded data transfer (ODX) settings for the specified subsystem.

Get-Partition

Returns a list of all partition objects visible on all disks, or optionally a filtered list using specified parameters.

Get-PartitionSupportedSize

Returns information on supported partition sizes for the specified Disk object.

Get-PhysicalDisk

Gets a list of all PhysicalDisk objects visible across any available Storage Management Providers, or optionally a filtered list.

Get-ResiliencySetting

Gets the resiliency settings (also known as storage layouts) available for creating virtual disks on the specified storage subsystem.

Get-StorageJob

Returns information about long-running Storage module jobs, such as a repair task.

Get-StoragePool

Gets a specific storage pool, or a set of StoragePool objects either from all storage subsystems across all storage providers, or optionally a filtered subset based on specific parameters.

Get-StorageProvider

Returns a list of the storage providers available on the local computer.

Get-StorageReliabilityCounter

Gets the storage reliability counters for the disk or physical disk that you specify.

Get-StorageSetting

Returns the StorageSettings object.

Get-StorageSubsystem

Gets one or more StorageSubsystem objects.

Get-SupportedClusterSizes
Get-SupportedFileSystems
Get-TargetPort

Returns a TargetPort object associated with a specific port address and connection type.

Get-TargetPortal

Returns a TargetPortal object.

Get-VirtualDisk

Returns a list of VirtualDisk objects, across all storage pools, across all providers, or optionally a filtered subset based on provided criteria.

Get-VirtualDiskSupportedSize

Returns all sizes supported by a storage pool for virtual disk creation based on the specified resiliency setting name.

Get-Volume

Gets the specified Volume object, or all Volume objects if no filter is provided.

Get-VolumeCorruptionCount
Get-VolumeScrubPolicy
Hide-VirtualDisk

Hides the virtual disk from the host when the Storage Management Provider in use does not support masking sets.

Initialize-Disk

Initializes a RAW disk for first time use, enabling the disk to be formatted and used to store data.

Mount-DiskImage

Mounts a previously created disk image (virtual hard disk or ISO), making it appear as a normal disk.

New-MaskingSet

Creates a new masking set.

New-Partition

Creates a new partition on an existing Disk object.

New-StoragePool

Creates a new storage pool using a group of physical disks, and a specific storage subsystem exposed by a storage provider.

New-StorageSubsystemVirtualDisk

Allows the creation of a VirtualDisk object on a storage subsystem that does not support creation of storage pools.

New-VirtualDisk

Creates a new virtual disk in the specified storage pool.

New-VirtualDiskClone

Creates a new clone of a specified virtual disk.

New-VirtualDiskSnapshot

Creates a new snapshot of the specified virtual disk.

Optimize-Volume

Optimizes a volume, performing such tasks as defragmentation and trim.

Remove-InitiatorId

Removes an initiator identifier (ID).

Remove-InitiatorIdFromMaskingSet

Removes an initiator identifier (ID) from a masking set.

Remove-MaskingSet

Removes a masking set.

Remove-Partition

Deletes the specified Partition object on an existing disk and any underlying Volume objects.

Remove-PartitionAccessPath

Removes an access path such as a drive letter or folder from a partition.

Remove-PhysicalDisk

Removes a physical disk from a specified storage pool.

Remove-StoragePool

Deletes a storage pool and associated VirtualDisk objects.

Remove-TargetPortFromMaskingSet

Removes a specified target port from a masking set.

Remove-VirtualDisk

Deletes an existing virtual disk and reclaims the used space for use by other virtual disks in the same storage pool.

Remove-VirtualDiskFromMaskingSet

Removes a virtual disk from a specified masking set to block access to the virtual disk by an InitiatorIds object defined in the masking set.

Rename-MaskingSet

Renames an existing masking set.

Repair-FileIntegrity
Repair-VirtualDisk

Performs repairs on a virtual disk that is unhealthy.

Repair-Volume

Performs repairs on a volume.

Reset-PhysicalDisk

Resets the status of a physical disk.

Reset-StorageReliabilityCounter
Resize-Partition

Resizes a partition and the underlying file system.

Resize-VirtualDisk

Resizes an existing virtual disk to be larger or smaller.

Set-Disk

Takes a Disk object or unique disk identifiers and a set of attributes, and updates the physical disk on the system.

Set-FileIntegrity
Set-InitiatorPort

Sets properties on the InitiatorPort object.

Set-Partition

Sets attributes of a partition, such as active, read-only, and offline states.

Set-PhysicalDisk

Sets attributes on a specific physical disk.

Set-ResiliencySetting

Modifies the properties of the specified resiliency setting name.

Set-StoragePool

Modifies the properties of the specified storage pool.

Set-StorageSetting

Adjusts or configures current storage settings of the StorageSetting object.

Set-StorageSubsystem

Sets the friendly name or description of the specified StorageSubsystem object.

Set-VirtualDisk

Modifies the attributes of an existing virtual disk.

Set-Volume

Sets or changes the file system label of an existing volume.

Set-VolumeScrubPolicy
Show-VirtualDisk

Makes a virtual disk available to a host.

Update-Disk

Updates cached information about the specified Disk object only

Update-HostStorageCache

Initiates an update on the host storage cache to reflect the current status of storage.

Update-StorageProviderCache

Updates the cache of the service for a particular provider and associated child objects.