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NAME
Import-VMHostProfile

SYNOPSIS
Imports a host profile from a file. The file path must be accessible from the vSphere PowerCLI client side.

SYNTAX
Import-VMHostProfile [-FilePath] [-Name] [[-ReferenceHost] ] [-Description ] [-Se
rver ] [-WhatIf] [-Confirm] []


DESCRIPTION
Imports a host profile from a file. The file path must be accessible from the vSphere PowerCLI client side.


PARAMETERS
-FilePath
Specify the path to the file, from which you want to import a host profile.

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

-Name
Specify a name of the imported host profile.

Required? true
Position? 2
Default value
Accept pipeline input? false
Accept wildcard characters? true

-ReferenceHost
Specify a reference host for the imported host profile.

Required? false
Position? 3
Default value
Accept pipeline input? true (ByValue)
Accept wildcard characters? true

-Description
Specify a description for the imported host profile.

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

-Server
Specify the vSphere servers on which you want to run the cmdlet. If no value is given to this parameter, the co
mmand runs on the default servers. For more information about default servers, see the description of Connect-V
IServer.

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

-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 $true
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
VMHostProfile


NOTES




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

C:\PS>Import-VMHostProfile -FilePath export.prf -Name Profile


Imports a virtual machine host profile from the export.prf file and names it Profile.






RELATED LINKS
Online version: http://www.vmware.com/support/developer/PowerCLI/PowerCLI501/html/Import-VMHostProfile.html
Apply-VMHostProfile
Export-VMHostProfile
Get-VMHostProfile
New-VMHostProfile
Remove-VMHostProfile
Set-VMHostProfile
Test-VMHostProfileCompliance