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NAME
Move-Inventory

SYNOPSIS
Moves a vSphere inventory items from one location to another.

SYNTAX
Move-Inventory [-Item] [-Destination] [-RunAsync] [-Server ] [-WhatIf]
[-Confirm] []


DESCRIPTION
Moves a vSphere inventory object or template to the location that is specified by the Destination parameter.


PARAMETERS
-Item
Specify the Folder, ResourcePool, Datacenter, VirtualMachine, VMHost, Template, and Cluster objects 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 location where you want to move the inventory items.

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

-RunAsync
Indicate that the command returns immediately without waiting for the task to complete. In this mode, the outpu
t of the cmdlet is a Task object. For more information about the -RunAsync parameter run " help About_RunAsync"
in the vSphere PowerCLI console.

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

-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
Shows the effects of the command without running it.

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
Folder, ResourcePool, Datacenter, VirtualMachine, VMHost, Cluster


OUTPUTS
VIObject


NOTES




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

C:\PS>$vm = Get-VM -Name VM*

Move-Inventory -Item $vm -Destination Folder


Moves the virtual machines whose names start with VM to the Folder folder.





-------------- Example 2 --------------

C:\PS>Get-Folder Folder1 | Get-Inventory -NoRecursion | Move-Inventory -Destination Folder2


Moves all objects from the Folder1 folder to the Folder2 folder.






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