Add-VBRHvCluster

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    Short Description

    Adds Hyper-V clusters to Veeam Backup & Replication.

    Applies to

    Platform: Hyper-V

    Product Edition: Standard, Enterprise, Enterprise Plus, Veeam Universal License

    Syntax

    Add-VBRHvCluster -Name <String> -User <String> -Password <String> [-Description <String>] [-WarningAction <ActionPreference>] [-WarningVariable <String>] [<CommonParameters>]

    -OR-

    Add-VBRHvCluster -Name <String> [-Description <String>] -Credentials <CCredentials> [-WarningAction <ActionPreference>] [-WarningVariable <String>] [<CommonParameters>]

    Detailed Description

    This cmdlet adds Hyper-V clusters to the Veeam Backup & Replication managing console.

    Run Add-VBRHvHost to add a standalone Hyper-V host to Veeam Backup & Replication.

    When adding a new Hyper-V cluster, you will need to provide either user name and password or credentials. Use an appropriate parameter set for each case. When you provide authentication with the Hyper-V cluster, you get equal rights for all clustered VMs.

    Parameters

    Parameter

    Description

    Required

    Position

    Accept
    Pipeline
    Input

    Accept
    Wildcard
    Characters

    Name

    Specifies the DNS name of the Hyper-V cluster.

    True

    Named

    False

    False

    User

    Specifies the user name you want to use for authenticating with the Hyper-V cluster.

    True

    Named

    False

    False

    Password

    Specifies the password you want to use for authenticating with the Hyper-V cluster.

    True

    Named

    False

    False

    Description

    Specifies the description of the Hyper-V cluster.

    False

    Named

    False

    False

    Credentials

    Specifies the credentials you want to use for authenticating with the Hyper-V cluster.

    True

    Named

    False

    False

    <CommonParameters>

    This cmdlet supports Microsoft PowerShell common parameters. For more information on common parameters, see the About CommonParameters section of Microsoft Docs.

    Example 1

    This command adds a new Hyper-V cluster named "HYPCLUSTER01" using user name and password. The user name is "Administrator", and the password is "Password". The description is "Hyper-V Cluster 01".

    Add-VBRHvCluster -Name "HYPCLUSTER01" -User Administrator -Password Password -Description "Hyper-V Cluster 01"

    Example 2

    This command adds a new Hyper-V cluster named "HYPCLUSTER01" using credentials. The credentials object is obtained with Get-VBRCredentials and assigned to the $Administrator variable beforehand. The description is "Hyper-V Cluster 01".

    Add-VBRHvCluster -Name "HYPCLUSTER01" -Description "Hyper-V Cluster 01" -Credentials $Administrator

    Related Commands

    Get-VBRCredentials

    Get-VBRServer

    Remove-VBRServer