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NAME
Start-VMHost

SYNOPSIS
Starts the specified hosts.

SYNTAX
Start-VMHost [-VMHost] [-TimeoutSeconds ] [-Server ] [-RunAsync] [-WhatIf] [-Confirm]
[]


DESCRIPTION
Starts the specified hosts. The task completes when the host successfully exits standby state and sends a heartbeat
signal. If nothing is received from the host for the time defined by the TimeoutSeconds parameter, the host is dec
lared timed out, and the task is assumed failed.


PARAMETERS
-VMHost
Specify the hosts you want to start.

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

-TimeoutSeconds
Specify a time period in seconds to wait for a heartbeat signal from the host. If nothing is received from the
host for the specified time, the host is declared timed out, and the task is assumed failed. The default value
is 300.

Required? false
Position? named
Default value 300
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>Start-VMHost 10.23.112.235 -RunAsync


Starts the specified host. The command returns without waiting for the task to complete.






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