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Export-VBRTapeMedium

Short Description

Moves tape to Import/Export slot.

Applies to

Platform: VMware, Hyper-V

Product Edition: Standard, Enterprise, Enterprise Plus

Syntax

Export-VBRTapeMedium -Medium <VBRTapeMedium[]> [-Wait]  [<CommonParameters>]

Detailed Description

This cmdlet exports selected tapes to the Import/Export slot. You need to to run the exporting procedure if you want to take the tapes out of the tape library.

Export-VBRTapeMedium Note:

Import/export commands are available only for the devices that support corresponding operations and include I/E slot.

Parameters

Parameter

Description

Required

Position

Accept
Pipeline
Input

Accept
Wildcard
Characters

Medium

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

Accepts VBRTapeMedium, GUID or string type.

True

Named

True (by Value
FromPipeline, ValueFromPipeline
ByPropertyName)

False

Wait

Indicates that the command waits for the import session(s) to complete before accepting more input.

False

Named

False

False

<CommonParameters>

This cmdlet supports Microsoft PowerShell common parameters. For more information about common parameters, see http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/p/?LinkID=113216.Return Type

VBRBackupSession

Example

This command exports tape named "00170008".

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

PS C:\PS> $tape = Get-VBRTapeMedium -Name "00170008"

PS C:\PS> Export-VBRTapeMedium -Medium $tape

Related Commands

Get-VBRTapeMedium

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