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NAME
New-Folder

SYNOPSIS
Creates a new folder on a vSphere server.

SYNTAX
New-Folder [-Name] [-Location] [-Server ] [-WhatIf] [-Confirm] [ s>]


DESCRIPTION
Creates a new folder on the specified location.


PARAMETERS
-Name
Specify a name for the new folder.

Required? true
Position? 1
Default value
Accept pipeline input? false
Accept wildcard characters? false

-Location
Specify a container object (folder, datacenter, or cluster) where you want to place the new folder. If a datace
nter is specified for the -Location parameter, then the folder is created in its "hostFolder" folder and contai
ns hosts and clusters. The "hostFolder" is a system folder and is guaranteed to exist.

Required? true
Position? 2
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
Folder


NOTES




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

C:\PS>New-Folder -Name "Folder1" -Location (Get-Datacenter)[0]


Creates a new folder in a datacenter root.





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

C:\PS>New-Folder -Name "Folder1" -Location (Get-Cluster)[0]


Creates a new folder in a cluster root.





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

C:\PS>Get-Folder | Select -First 1 | New-Folder -Name "Folder2"


Creates a nested folder by using a pipeline command.






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