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Veeam Backup & Replication 9.5
PowerShell Reference

Add-VBRHvHost

Short Description

Adds Hyper-V hosts to Veeam Backup & Replication.

Applies to

Platform: Hyper-V

Product Edition: Standard, Enterprise, Enterprise Plus

Syntax

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

-OR-

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

Detailed Description

This cmdlet adds Hyper-V host to Veeam Backup & Replication.

If a Hyper-V host is part of a cluster, add the Hyper-V cluster instead of standalone Hyper-V host.

Run Add-VBRHvCluster to add a Hyper-V cluster.

When adding a new Hyper-V host, 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 DNS name of the Hyper-V host.

True

Named

False

False

User

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

True

Named

False

False

Password

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

True

Named

False

False

Description

Specifies the description of the Hyper-V host.

False

Named

False

False

Credentials

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

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 a new Hyper-V host named "HyperVExchange" using username and password. The user name is "Administrator", and the password is "Password". The description is "Hyper-V Exchange host".

PS C:\PS> Add-VBRHvHost -Name "HyperVExchange" -User Administrator -Password Password -Description "Hyper-V Exchange host"

Example 2

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

PS C:\PS> Add-VBRHvHost -Name "HyperVExchange" -Credentials $Administrator -Description "Hyper-V Exchange host"

Related Commands

Get-VBRCredentials

Get-VBRServer

Remove-VBRServer

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