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NAME
New-FloppyDrive

SYNOPSIS
Creates a new virtual floppy drive.

SYNTAX
New-FloppyDrive [-FloppyImagePath ] [-NewFloppyImagePath ] [-HostDevice ] [-StartConnected]
[-VM] [-Server ] [-WhatIf] [-Confirm] []


DESCRIPTION
Creates a new virtual floppy drive for each of the provided virtual machines. If a floppy image path is provided, s
ets the floppy drive to point to the image. If both the FloppyImagePath and HostDevice parameters are specified, an
error is generated.


PARAMETERS
-FloppyImagePath
Specify the datastore path to the floppy image file backing the virtual floppy drive. Do not use this parameter
together with the HostDevice parameter.

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

-NewFloppyImagePath
Specify a new datastore path to a floppy image file backing the virtual floppy drive. Do not use this parameter
together with the HostDevice parameter.

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

-HostDevice
Specify the path to the floppy drive on the host which will back this virtual floppy drive. Do not use this par
ameter together with the FloppyImagePath parameter.

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

-StartConnected
Indicate that the virtual floppy drive starts connected when its associated virtual machine powers on.

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

-VM
Specify the virtual machines to which you want to attach the new virtual floppy drive.

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

-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
FloppyDrive


NOTES




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

C:\PS>New-FloppyDrive -VM VM -HostDevice '/dev/fd0' -StartConnected


Creates a floppy drive backed by the client device /dev/fd0 and sets it to start connected when the virtual machine
is powered on.






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