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NAME
Set-Datastore

SYNOPSIS
Changes the properties of the specified datastore.

SYNTAX
Set-Datastore [-Datastore] [[-Name] ] [-CongestionThresholdMillisecond ] [-StorageIOCo
ntrolEnabled []] [-Server ] [-WhatIf] [-Confirm] []


DESCRIPTION
Changes the properties of the specified datastore. You can use the following characters in a path, but not in a dat
astore name: slash (/), backslash (\), and percent (%).


PARAMETERS
-Datastore
Specify the datastore whose properties you want to change.

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

-Name
Specify a new name for the datastore. Do not use slash (/), backslash (\), and percent (%) characters in datast
ore names.

Required? false
Position? 2
Default value
Accept pipeline input? false
Accept wildcard characters? false

-CongestionThresholdMillisecond
Specify the latency period beyond which the storage array is considered congested. The range of this value is b
etween 10 to 100 milliseconds.

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

-StorageIOControlEnabled []
Indicate whether you want to enable the IO control.

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

-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
Datastore


NOTES




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

C:\PS>Get-Datastore -Name Datastore1 | Set-Datastore -Name Datastore2


Renames the Datastore1 datastore to Datastore2.





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

C:\PS>Set-Datastore $datastore1, $datastore2 -StorageIOControlEnabled $true -CongestionThresholdMillisecond 80


Enables the Storage IO Control and set a congestion threshold of 80 milliseconds for the specified datastores.






RELATED LINKS
Online version: http://www.vmware.com/support/developer/PowerCLI/PowerCLI501/html/Set-Datastore.html
Get-Datastore
New-Datastore
Remove-Datastore