Add-WBVirtualMachine

Adds a list of virtual machines to the backup policy.

Syntax

Add-WBVirtualMachine
   [-Policy] <WBPolicy>
   [[-VirtualMachine] <WBVirtualMachine[]>]
   [-WhatIf]
   [-Confirm]
   [<CommonParameters>]
Add-WBVirtualMachine
   [-Policy] <WBPolicy>
   [-All]
   [-WhatIf]
   [-Confirm]
   [<CommonParameters>]

Description

The Add-WBVirtualMachine cmdlet adds a list of virtual machines to a backup policy contained in the specified WBPolicy object.

Examples

Example 1: Add virtual machines to the backup policy

PS C:\> $Policy = Get-WBPolicy
PS C:\> $VirtualMachines = Get-WBVirtualMachine
PS C:\> Add-WBVirtualMachine -Policy $Policy -VirtualMachine $VirtualMachines

This example adds the list of volumes in the $VirtualMachines variable to the WBPolicy object contained in the $Policy variable.

The first command stores the result of the Get-WBPolicy cmdlet in the $Policy variable.

The second command stores the result of the Get-WBVirtualMachine cmdlet in the $VirtualMachines variable.

The third command adds the virtual machines listed in the $VirtualMachines variable to the backup policy in the $Policy variable.

Required Parameters

-Policy

Specifies a WBPolicy object that contains the backup policy to update.

Type:WBPolicy
Position:0
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False

Optional Parameters

-All

Indicates that this cmdlet adds all virtual machines on the computer to the policy.

Type:SwitchParameter
Position:1
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
-VirtualMachine

Specifies an array of one or more virtual machines to add to the WBPolicy object.

Type:WBVirtualMachine[]
Position:1
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:True (ByValue)
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