Connect-DPMServer

Opens a connection to a DPM server.

Syntax

Connect-DPMServer [-DPMServerName] <String> [-AsyncOperation <AsyncOperation>] [<CommonParameters>]
Connect-DPMServer [-DPMServerScope] <DpmServerScope> [-AsyncOperation <AsyncOperation>] [<CommonParameters>]

Description

The Connect-DPMServer cmdlet opens a connection to a System Center 2016 - Data Protection Manager (DPM) server.

By default, the cmdlet looks for a DPM server in the current domain. To connect to a server in another domain, specify the domain name.

Examples

Example 1: Connect to a server

PS C:\>Connect-DPMServer -DPMServerName "DPMServer07.Corporate.Contoso.com"

This command connects to a DPM server named DPMServer07 in the Corporate.Contoso.com domain.

Parameters

-AsyncOperation

Specifies an AsyncOperation object. You can use this parameter to update a GUI that runs in Windows PowerShell, but do not use it in the Windows PowerShell console.

Type:AsyncOperation
Required:False
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False
-DPMServerName

Specifies the name of a DPM server for which this cmdlet creates a connection.

Type:String
Aliases:ComputerName, CN
Required:True
Position:1
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False
-DPMServerScope

Specifies a DPM server scope object. To create a DPM scope object, use the New-DPMServerScope cmdlet.

Type:DpmServerScope
Required:True
Position:1
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False

Outputs

DpmServer