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NAME
Format-VMHostDiskPartition

SYNOPSIS
Formats a new VMFS (Virtual Machine File System) on each of the specified host disk partitions.

SYNTAX
Format-VMHostDiskPartition [-VolumeName] -VMHostDiskPartition [-WhatIf] [-Confirm]
[]


DESCRIPTION
Formats a new VMFS (Virtual Machine File System) on each of the specified host disk partitions.


PARAMETERS
-VolumeName
Specify a name for the new VMFS.

Required? true
Position? 1
Default value
Accept pipeline input? false
Accept wildcard characters? false

-VMHostDiskPartition
Specify the disk partitions on which you want to format a new VMFS.

Required? true
Position? named
Default value
Accept pipeline input? true (ByValue)
Accept wildcard characters? false

-WhatIf
Indicate that the cmdlet is run only to display the changes that would be made and actually no objects are modi
fied.

Required? false
Position? named
Default value
Accept pipeline input? false
Accept wildcard characters? false

-Confirm
If the value is $true, indicates that the cmdlet asks for confirmation before running. If the value is $false,
the cmdlet runs without asking for user confirmation.

Required? false
Position? named
Default value
Accept pipeline input? false
Accept wildcard characters? false


This cmdlet supports the common parameters: Verbose, Debug,
ErrorAction, ErrorVariable, WarningAction, WarningVariable,
OutBuffer and OutVariable. For more information, type,
"get-help about_commonparameters".

INPUTS



OUTPUTS
VMHostDiskPartition


NOTES




-------------- Example 1 --------------

C:\PS>Get-VMHost Host | Get-VMHostDisk | Get-VMHostDiskPartition | ? {.Type -eq "Ntfs"} | Format-VMHostDiskPartitio
n -VolumeName "NewStorage"


Formats the NTFS disk partitions of a host.






RELATED LINKS
Online version: http://www.vmware.com/support/developer/PowerCLI/PowerCLI501/html/Format-VMHostDiskPartition.html
Get-VMHostDiskPartition