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NAME
Move-Folder

SYNOPSIS
Moves a vSphere folder from one location to another.

SYNTAX
Move-Folder [-Folder] [-Destination] [-Server ] [-WhatIf] [-Confirm] [ arameters>]


DESCRIPTION
Moves a vSphere folder to the location that is specified by the -Destination parameter. To specify a server differe
nt from the default one, use the -Server parameter.


PARAMETERS
-Folder
Specify the folders you want to move to another location.

Required? true
Position? 1
Default value
Accept pipeline input? true (ByValue)
Accept wildcard characters? true

-Destination
Specify the datacenter or folder where you want to move the folders. If a datacenter is specified for the -Dest
ination parameter, the folder is moved to the datacenter's hostFolder or vmFolder folder, depending on the fold
er's child item type. The hostFolder and vmFolder are system folders and are guaranteed to exist.

Required? true
Position? 2
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? false
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
Folder


NOTES




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

C:\PS>Get-Folder -Name "vmFolder" | Move-Folder -Destination "destinationVmFolder"


Moves the "vmFolder" folder into another folder of the same type named "destinationVmFolder".






RELATED LINKS
Online version: http://www.vmware.com/support/developer/PowerCLI/PowerCLI501/html/Move-Folder.html
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New-Folder
Remove-Folder
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