Use-SCDiscardSavedStateVM

Changes a virtual machine from the Saved state to the Stopped state.

Syntax

Use-SCDiscardSavedStateVM [-VM] <VM> [-JobVariable <String>] [-PROTipID <Guid>] [-RunAsynchronously]
 [<CommonParameters>]

Description

The Use-SCDiscardSavedStateVM cmdlet discards the Saved state of a virtual machine in the Saved state. This cmdlet changes the virtual machine from the Saved state to the Stopped state.

Examples

Example 1: Move a virtual machine from Saved state to Stopped state

PS C:\> $Vm01 = Get-SCVirtualmachine -Name "VM01" 
PS C:\> Use-SCDiscardSavedStateVM -VM $Vm01

The first command gets the virtual machine named VM01 by using the Get-SCVirtualMachine cmdlet. The virtual machine is in a saved state. The command stores the virtual machine it in the $Vm01 variable.

The second command moves the virtual machine in $Vm01 to a stopped state.

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
-VM

Specifies a virtual machine object.

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