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NAME
Restart-VMHost

SYNOPSIS
Restarts the specified hosts.

SYNTAX
Restart-VMHost [-VMHost] [-Force] [-Evacuate] [-Server ] [-RunAsync] [-WhatIf] [-Confirm] [<
CommonParameters>]


DESCRIPTION
Restarts the specified hosts.


PARAMETERS
-VMHost
Specify the hosts you want to restart.

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

-Force
Indicate that you want to restart the hosts even if they are not in a maintenance mode.

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

-Evacuate
Indicate that vCenter Server automatically reregisters the virtual machines that are compatible for reregistrat
ion. If they are not compatible, they remain on the rebooted host. If there are powered on virtual machines tha
t cannot be reregistered, the operation waits until they are powered off manually. The -Evacuate parameter is v
alid only if the cmdlet is run against a vCenter Server system and the host is in a DRS-enabled cluster.

Required? false
Position? named
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

-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 $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
VMHost


NOTES




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

C:\PS>Restart-VMHost 10.23.112.235 -RunAsync -Confirm


Restarts the specified host after user confirmation. The cmdlet returns without waiting for the task to complete.






RELATED LINKS
Online version: http://www.vmware.com/support/developer/PowerCLI/PowerCLI501/html/Restart-VMHost.html
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Remove-VMHost
Start-VMHost
Stop-VMHost
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