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NAME
Move-VApp

SYNOPSIS
Moves the specified virtual appliances to a new location.

SYNTAX
Move-VApp [-Destination] [-VApp] [-Server ] [-RunAsync] [-WhatIf] [-Confirm] [ ommonParameters>]


DESCRIPTION
Moves the specified virtual appliances to a new location. If the destination is a host or a cluster, the virtual ap
pliances are moved to the system "Resources" resource pool.


PARAMETERS
-Destination
Specify where you want to move the specified virtual appliances. Supported types are Folder, VMHost, Cluster, R
esourcePool, VApp, and Datacenter.

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

-VApp
Specify the virtual appliances you want to move.

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

-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

-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
VApp


NOTES




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

C:\PS>$host = Get-VMHost

$destinationRP = New-ResourcePool -Name "vApp ResourcePool" -Location $host

Move-VApp -VApp (Get-Vapp myVApp -Location $host) -Destination $destinationRP


Move a virtual appliance from a host to a resource pool from the same host.





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

C:\PS>$host = Get-VMHost

$destinationVApp = New-VApp -Name vApp1 -Location $host

(Get-Vapp vApp2 -Location (Get-ResourcePool RP)) | Move-VApp -Destination $destinationVApp


Move a virtual appliance from a resource pool to another virtual appliance.





-------------- Example 3 --------------

C:\PS>Move-VApp vApp (Get-VMHost)


Move a virtual appliance from a resource pool to a host.





-------------- Example 4 --------------

C:\PS>$vmFolder = Get-Folder -Name VMFolder -Location (Get-DataCenter) -NoRecursion

New-Folder -Name "MyVMFolder" -Location $vmFolder
Get-VApp VApp | Move-Vapp -Destination "MyVMFolder" -RunAsync


Move a virtual appliance to a folder asynchronously.






RELATED LINKS
Online version: http://www.vmware.com/support/developer/PowerCLI/PowerCLI501/html/Move-VApp.html
Get-VApp
New-VApp
Export-VApp
Import-VApp
Set-VApp
Start-VApp
Stop-VApp
Remove-VApp