Start-SCVMHost

Starts a stopped host managed by VMM by using out-of-band management.

Syntax

Start-SCVMHost [-VMHost] <Host> [-JobVariable <String>] [-PROTipID <Guid>] [-RunAsynchronously]
 [<CommonParameters>]

Description

The Start-SCVMHost cmdlet starts a stopped host managed by Virtual Machine Manager by using out-of-band management. Before using this cmdlet, a host must be configured for out-of-band (OOB) management. For information about configuring the Baseboard Management Controller (BMC) settings for a host, type Get-Help Set-SCVMHost -Detailed.

Examples

Example 1: Power on a specified host

PS C:\> Get-SCVMHost -ComputerName "NewHost01" | Start-SCVMHost

This command gets the host object named NewHost01 and starts the host using OOB management.

Parameters

-JobVariable

Specifies that job progress is tracked and stored in the variable named by this parameter.

Type:String
Required:False
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False
-PROTipID

Specifies the ID of the Performance and Resource Optimization tip (PRO tip) that triggered this action. This parameter lets you audit PRO tips.

Type:Guid
Required:False
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False
-RunAsynchronously

Indicates that the job runs asynchronously so that control returns to the command shell immediately.

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

Specifies a virtual machine host object. VMM supports Hyper-V hosts, VMware ESX hosts, and Citrix XenServer hosts.

For more information about each type of host, see the Add-SCVMHost cmdlet.

Type:Host
Required:True
Position:0
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:True (ByValue)
Accept wildcard characters:False

Outputs

Host

This cmdlet returns a **Host** object.