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PowerShell Reference

Add-VSBHvApplicationGroup

Short Description

Creates a Hyper-V application group for SureBackup job.

Applies to

Platform: Hyper-V

For VMware, run Add-VSBViApplicationGroup.

Product Edition: Enterprise, Enterprise Plus

Syntax

Add-VSBHvApplicationGroup [-Name <String>] [-VmFromBackup <CHvVmItem[]>] [-RestorePoint <COib[]>] [-WarningAction <ActionPreference>] [-WarningVariable <String>] [<CommonParameters>]>]

Detailed Description

This cmdlet creates a new Hyper-V application group.

This cmdlet provides two scenarios. You can add VMs to your application group either by searching for existing VMs or by adding a restore point containing the VMs you need.

Note that you can set the order the VMs in the application group will be powered on when the SureBackup job starts. This may be important if any of the applications must be started prior to other. The VMs are powered in the order they were added to the VM object in this cmdlet.

Parameters

Parameter

Description

Required

Position

Accept
Pipeline
Input

Accept
Wildcard
Characters

Name

Specifies the name you want to assign to the application group.

False

Named

False

False

VmFrom
Backup

Specifies the array of Hyper-V VMs. The cmdlet will add these VMs to the application group.

True

Named

True (ByValue,
ByProperty
Name)

False

Restore
Point

Specifies the array of VM restore points. The cmdlet will find the VMs backed up in these restore points and add them to the application group.

True

Named

True (ByValue,
ByProperty
Name)

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 creates a new application group named "Microsoft Exchange Appgroup".The VMs that should be included into the application group are obtained with Find-VBRHvEntity and piped down. The VMs are obtained in the order they must boot when the SureBackup job starts.

PS C:\PS> Find-VBRHvEntity -Name "DC", "DNSServer" | Add-VSBHvApplicationGroup -Name "Microsoft Exchange Appgroup"

Example 2

This command creates a new application group "MailServer Appgroup". The restore point object is obtained with Get-VBRRestorePoint and assigned to the variable beforehand.

PS C:\PS> Add-VSBHvApplicationGroup -Name "MailServer Appgroup" -RestorePoint $restorepoint

Related Commands

Find-VBRHvEntity

Get-VBRRestorePoint

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