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PowerShell Reference

Add-VBRESXi

Short Description

Adds ESXi hosts to Veeam Backup & Replication.

Applies to

Platform: VMware

Product Edition: Standard, Enterprise, Enterprise Plus

Syntax

Add-VBRESXi [-Name] <String> [-User] <String> [-Password] <String> [-Port <Int32>] [-Description <String>] [-WarningAction <ActionPreference>] [-WarningVariable <String>] [<CommonParameters>]

-OR-

Add-VBRESXi [-Name] <String> [-Port <Int32>] [-Description <String>] -Credentials <CCredentials> [-WarningAction <ActionPreference>] [-WarningVariable <String>] [<CommonParameters>]

Detailed Description

This cmdlet adds ESXi servers to the Veeam Backup & Replication managing console.

If an ESXi host is a part of a vCenter Server, it is recommended to add the vCenter Server instead of a single ESXi host.

When adding a new ESXi server, you will need to provide either username and password or credentials. Use an appropriate parameter set for each case.

Parameters

Parameter

Description

Required

Position

Accept
Pipeline
Input

Accept
Wildcard
Characters

Name

Specifies the full DNS name or IP address of the ESXi host.

True

1

False

False

User

Specifies the user name you want to use for authenticating with the ESXi host.

True

2

False

False

Password

Specifies the password you want to use for authenticating with the ESXi host.

True

3

False

False

Port

Specifies the Web service port for connection to the ESXi host.

Default: 443.

False

Named

False

False

Description

Specifies the description of the ESXi server.

False

Named

False

False

Credentials

Specifies the credentials you want to use for authenticating with the ESXi server.

True

Named

False

False

<CommonParameters>

This cmdlet supports Microsoft PowerShell common parameters. For more information about common parameters, see http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/p/?LinkID=113216.

Example 1

This command adds the ESXi host with 172.16.11.188 IP address. The username is "root" and the password is "qwerty".

PS C:\PS> Add-VBRESXi –Name 172.16.11.188 –User root –Password qwerty

Example 2

This command adds the ESXi host with 172.16.11.188 IP address. The credentials to authenticate with the host are obtained with  Get-VBRCredentials and assigned to the $Administrator variable beforehand.

PS C:\PS> Add-VBRESXi –Name 172.16.11.188 -Credentials $Administrator

Related Commands

Get-VBRCredentials

Get-VBRServer

Remove-VBRServer

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