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NAME
Restart-VM

SYNOPSIS
Restarts the specified virtual machines.

SYNTAX
Restart-VM [-RunAsync] [-VM] [-Server ] [-WhatIf] [-Confirm] []


DESCRIPTION
Restarts the specified virtual machines.


PARAMETERS
-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

-VM
Specify the virtual machines you want to restart.

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
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



OUTPUTS
VirtualMachine


NOTES




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

C:\PS>Restart-VM -VM VM -RunAsync -Confirm


Restarts the VM virtual machine after user confirmation. The cmdlet returns without waiting for the task to complet
e.






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