Get-ReplicaCreationMethod

Get-ReplicaCreationMethod

Retrieves the replica creation method that is specified for a protection group.

Syntax

Get-ReplicaCreationMethod [-ProtectionGroup] <ProtectionGroup> [-OnlineReplica <SwitchParameter>] [<CommonParameters>]

Detailed Description

The Get-ReplicaCreationMethod cmdlet retrieves the replica creation method that is specified for a protection group. The replica creation method specifies when the creation of a replica is initiated. The possible values are Now, Later, and Manual.

The Get-ReplicaCreationMethod cmdlet is the first step to change the specified replica creation method that is specified for a protection group. After you retrieve the replica creation method by using Get-ReplicaCreationMethod, you can change it using the Set-ReplicaCreationMethod.

Parameters

-ProtectionGroup

The name of a protection group.

Attributes

Name Value

Required?

true

Accept wildcard characters?

false

Accept Pipeline Input?

true (ByValue)

Position?

0

-OnlineReplica

Indicates that an online replica must be created at initial replication.

Attributes

Name Value

Required?

false

Accept wildcard characters?

false

Accept Pipeline Input?

false

Position?

named

-CommonParameter

This cmdlet supports the common parameters: Verbose, Debug, ErrorAction, ErrorVariable, WarningAction, WarningVariable, OutBuffer, and OutVariable. For more information, see about_CommonParameters.

Input and Return Types

The input type is the type of the objects that you can pipe to the cmdlet. The return type is the type of the objects that the cmdlet emits.

Notes

  • For more information, type "Get-Help Get-ReplicaCreationMethod -detailed".
    For technical information, type "Get-Help Get-ReplicaCreationMethod -full".

    Additionally, any updated information about the cmdlet will be available at http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=95130.

Examples

EXAMPLE 1

$pg = Get-ProtectionGroup -DPMServerName TestingServer 
Get-ReplicaCreationMethod -ProtectionGroup $pg

This command returns the replica creation method for Trial PG.