Add-VBRvCloud

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    Short Description

    Adds a vCloud Director server to Veeam Backup & Replication.

    Applies to

    Platform: VMware

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

    Syntax

    This cmdlet provides the following parameter sets:

    • To add a vCloud Director server using the user name/password scenario

    Add-VBRvCloud [-Name] <string> [-User] <string> [-Password] <string> [-Url <string>] [-Description <string>][<CommonParameters>]

    • To add a vCloud Director server using the credentials scenario

    Add-VBRvCloud [-Name] <string> -Credentials <CCredentials> [-Url <string>] [-Description <string>][<CommonParameters>]

    Detailed Description

    This cmdlet adds a new vCloud Director server to Veeam Backup & Replication infrastructure.

    Add-VBRvCloud Note:

    Run Add-VBRvCloudVC to add a vCenter Server managed by vCloud Director to Veeam Backup & Replication infrastructure.

    Parameters

    Parameter

    Description

    Required

    Position

    Accept
    Pipeline
    Input

    Accept
    Wildcard
    Characters

    Name

    Specifies the full DNS name or IP address of the vCloud Director server or any cell in the vCloud Director infrastructure.

    True

    0

    False

    False

    User

    Specifies the user name you want to use for authenticating with the vCloud Director server.

    If you use the Username/Password scenario, the Credentials parameter must be omitted.

    True

    1

    False

    False

    Password

    Specifies the password you want to use for authenticating with the vCloud Director server.

    If you use the Username/Password scenario, the -Credentials parameter must be omitted.

    True

    2

    False

    False

    Credentials

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

    If you use the Credentials scenario, the -User and -Password parameters must be omitted.

    True

    Named

    False

    False

    Url

    Specifies the URL you want to connect to the vCloud Director Web API with.

    False

    Named

    False

    False

    Description

    Specifies the description of the new vCloud Director server. If not set, the user name who created the server and the date and time of creation will be added by default.

    False

    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 creates a new server named "vCloudDirectorServer" having the https://vclouddirectorserver:443 URL address. The user name is "Administrator" and the password is "password".

    Add-VBRvCloud -Name "vCloudDirectorServer.domain.com" -User Administrator -Password password -Url https://vclouddirectorserver:443 -Description "vCloud Director Server"

    Example 2

    This command creates a new server named "vCloudDirectorServer" having the https://vclouddirectorserver:443 URL address. The credentials are obtained with Get-VBRCredentials and assigned to the $Administrator variable beforehand. The -Description parameter is not set to get the default description created.

    Add-VBRvCloud -Name "vCloudDirectorServer.domain.com" -Credentials $Administrator -Url https://vclouddirectorserver:443

    Related Commands

    Get-VBRCredentials