Add-DPMTape

Adds a tape to a DPM library.

Syntax

Add-DPMTape [-DPMLibrary] <Library> [-Async] [-JobStateChangedEventHandler <JobStateChangedEventHandler>]
 [-Confirm] [-WhatIf] [<CommonParameters>]

Description

The Add-DPMTape cmdlet adds a tape to a System Center 2016 - Data Protection Manager (DPM) library.

Examples

Example 1: Add a tape to a library

PS C:\>$DpmMLibrary = Get-DPMLibrary -DPMServerName "Contoso-DPMServer"
PS C:\> Add-DPMTape -DPMLibrary $DpmLibrary

The first command uses the Get-DPMLibrary cmdlet to retrieve the library for the server, and then stores it in the $DpmLibrary variable.

The second command adds a tape to the library.

Parameters

-Async

Indicates that the command runs asynchronously. When you run a command asynchronously, the command prompt returns immediately even if the job takes an extended time to finish.

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

Specifies a DPM library object to which this cmdlet adds a tape. To obtain a DPM library object, use the Get-DPMLibrary cmdlet.

Type:Library
Required:True
Position:1
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:True (ByValue)
Accept wildcard characters:False
-JobStateChangedEventHandler

Specifies an event handler for Job.StateChanged events. Use this parameter to build a graphical user interface based on cmdlets. Do not use this parameter in the DPM Management Shell.

Type:JobStateChangedEventHandler
Aliases:Handler
Required:False
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
Required:False
Position:Named
Default value:False
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
Required:False
Position:Named
Default value:False
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False