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NAME
New-Datacenter

SYNOPSIS
Creates a new datacenter.

SYNTAX
New-Datacenter [-Location] [-Name] [-Server ] [-WhatIf] [-Confirm] [ eters>]


DESCRIPTION
Creates a new datacenter in the location that is specified by the Location parameter.


PARAMETERS
-Location
Specify the location where you want to create the new datacenter.

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

-Name
Specify a name for the new datacenter.

Required? true
Position? 2
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
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
Datacenter


NOTES




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

C:\PS>$folder = Get-Folder -NoRecursion | New-Folder -Name Folder

New-Datacenter -Location $folder -Name Datacenter | fl


Gets the inventory root folder and create a new folder called Folder in it.
Creates a new datacenter called Datacenter in the Folder folder. The result is pipelined to the fl command to retri
eve a flat view of the new datacenter properties.






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