Add-VSBVirtualLab

Short Description

Creates a VMware virtual lab.

Add-VSBVirtualLab Note:

This cmdlet is deprecated and will be marked as obsolete in the future. It is recommended to re-write your scripts using the Add-VBRViAdvancedVirtualLab and Add-VBRViSimpleVirtualLab cmdlets.

Applies to

Platform: VMware

For Hyper-V, run Add-VSBHvVirtualLab.

Product Edition: Enterprise, Enterprise Plus, Veeam Universal License

Syntax

Add-VSBVirtualLab [-Name] <string> [-Server] <CHost> [-Datastore] <CViDatastoreItem> [-ProductionNetwork <VBRViVirtualSwitch>]  [<CommonParameters>]

Detailed Description

This cmdlet creates a new VMware virtual lab.

Parameters

Parameter

Description

Required

Position

Accept
Pipeline
Input

Accept
Wildcard
Characters

Name

Specifies the string with the name you want to assign to the virtual lab.

True

1

False

False

Server

Specifies the ESXi host where the virtual lab should be created.

True

2

False

False

Datastore

Specifies the datastore on which redo logs for tested VMs should be stored.

True

3

False

False

ProductionNetwork

Specifies the virtual switch connected to the production network.

Accepts VBRViVirtualSwitch type.

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

This command creates a new virtual lab named "Exchange VLab 01". The server where the virtual lab will be located is obtained with Get-VBRServer and assigned to the $server variable beforehand. The datastore to store the redo files is obtained with Find-VBRViDatastore and assigned to the $datastore variable beforehand.

Add-VSBVirtualLab -Name "Exchange VLab 01" -Server $server -Datastore $datastore

Related Commands

Get-VBRServer

Find-VBRViDatastore

Get-VBRViVirtualSwitch