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PowerShell Reference

Add-VBRvCenter

Short Description

Adds vCenter Servers to Veeam Backup & Replication.

Applies to

Platform: VMware

Product Edition: Standard, Enterprise, Enterprise Plus

Syntax

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

-OR-

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

Detailed Description

This cmdlet allows you to add a vCenter Server to Veeam Backup & Replication.

Parameters

Parameter

Description

Required

Position

Accept
Pipeline
Input

Accept
Wildcard
Characters

Name

Specifies the full DNS name or IP address of the vCenter Server.

True

1

False

False

User

Specifies the user name you want to use for authenticating with the vCenter Server.

Note that the user name should be in "DOMAIN\USERNAME" format.

True

2

False

False

Password

Specifies the password you want to use for authenticating with the vCenter Server.

True

3

False

False

Credentials

Specifies the credentials you want to use for authenticating with the vCenter Server.

True

Named

False

False

Port

Specifies the Web service port for connection to the vCenter Server.

Default: 443

False

Named

False

False

Description

Specifies the description of the vCenter Server.

False

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 vCenter Server named "vc25.domain.local" using a username and a password. The user name is "Administrator" and the password is "Password".

PS C:\PS> Add-VBRvCenter -Name "vc25.domain.local" -User "Domain\Administrator" -Password "Password" -Description "vcdev25 vCenter Server"

Example 2

This command adds the vCenter Server named "vc25.domain.local" using credentials. The credentials record is obtained with Get-VBRCredentials and assigned to the '$vc_administrator' variable beforehand.

PS C:\PS> Add-VBRvCenter -Name "vc25.domain.local" -Description "vcdev25 vCenter Server" -Credentials $vc_administrator

Related Commands

Get-VBRCredentials

Get-VBRServer

Remove-VBRServer

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