Export-VBRTapeMedium

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    Short Description

    Moves tape to Import/Export slot.

    Applies to

    Platform: VMware, Hyper-V

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

    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 (ByValue,
    ByProperty
    Name)

    False

    Wait

    Indicates that the command waits for the import sessions to complete before accepting more input.

    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.

    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.

    $tape = Get-VBRTapeMedium -Name "00170008"

    Export-VBRTapeMedium -Medium $tape

    Related Commands

    Get-VBRTapeMedium

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