Eject-VBRTapeMedium

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    Short Description

    Ejects tape from drive.

    Applies to

    Platform: VMware, Hyper-V

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

    Syntax

    Eject-VBRTapeMedium  [<CommonParameters>]

    -OR-

    Eject-VBRTapeMedium -Medium <VBRTapeMedium[]>  [<CommonParameters>]

    -OR-

    Eject-VBRTapeMedium -Drive <VBRTapeDrive[]>  [<CommonParameters>]

    Detailed Description

    This cmdlet ejects tape that is located in drive. The ejected tape is moved to a standard library slot.

    You can eject a tape that is known to be located in drive, or eject a tape located in a selected drive, or eject tapes in all drives managed by Veeam Backup & Replication. This cmdlet provides three scenarios for each case.

    Parameters

    Parameter

    Description

    Required

    Position

    Accept
    Pipeline
    Input

    Accept
    Wildcard
    Characters

    Medium

    Specifies the array of tapes. The cmdlet will eject these tapes.

    Accepts VBRTapeMedium, GUID or string type.

    True

    Named

    True (ByValue,
    ByProperty
    Name)

    False

    Drive

    Specifies the array of drives. The cmdlet will eject tapes from these drives.

    Accepts VBRTapeDrive, GUID or string type.

    True

    Named

    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.

    Return Type

    None

    Example

    This command ejects tape named "00140009".

    1. Run Get-VBRTapeMedium to get the tape and save it to the $tape variable.
    2. Run Eject-VBRTapeMedium with this variable.

    $tape = Get-VBRTapeMedium -Name "00140009"

    Eject-VBRTapeMedium -Medium $tape

    Related Commands

    Get-VBRTapeMedium

    Get-VBRTapeDrive

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