Connect-VSBVirtualLab

Short Description

Connects an existing VMware virtual lab.

Connect-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 Connect-VBRViVirtualLab cmdlet.

Applies to

Platform: VMware

For Hyper-V, run Connect-VSBHvVirtualLab.

Product Edition: Enterprise, Enterprise Plus, Veeam Universal License

Syntax

Connect-VSBVirtualLab [-VirtualLab] <CVirtualLabDescriptor> [-WarningAction <ActionPreference>] [-WarningVariable <String>] [<CommonParameters>]

Detailed Description

This cmdlet connects an existing VMware virtual lab to Veeam Backup & Replication console.

When you add a new host to your Veeam Backup & Replication console, the virtual labs that are registered on it are not added automatically. Use this cmdlet to add the virtual labs to your Veeam Backup & Replication console.

Parameters

Parameter

Description

Required

Position

Accept
Pipeline
Input

Accept
Wildcard
Characters

VirtualLab

Specifies the virtual lab you want to connect.

True

1

True (ByValue,
ByProperty
Name)

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 connects a virtual lab named "Exchange VLab 01" to Veeam Backup & Replication. The server where the virtual lab is located is obtained with Get-VBRServer and assigned to the $server variable beforehand.

Find-VSBVirtualLab -Server $server -Name "Exchange VLab 01" | Connect-VSBVirtualLab

Example 2

This command connects a virtual lab represented by the $VLab01 variable. The virtual lab object is obtained with Find-VSBVirtualLab and assigned to the variable beforehand.

Connect-VSBVirtualLab -VirtualLab $VLab01

Related Commands

Find-VSBVirtualLab