Add-VSBVirtualLab

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    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

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