Get-VBRDiscoveredComputer

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    Short Description

    Returns discovered computers.

    Applies to

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

    Syntax

    This cmdlet provides 2 parameter sets.

    • For getting discovered computers from all protection groups:

    Get-VBRDiscoveredComputer [-Type <VBRDiscoveredEntityType[]> {Computer | Cluster | ActiveDirectory}] [<CommonParameters>]

    • For getting discovered computers from selected protection groups:

    Get-VBRDiscoveredComputer [-ProtectionGroup <VBRProtectionGroup[]>] [-Type <VBRDiscoveredEntityType[]> {Computer | Cluster | ActiveDirectory}]  [<CommonParameters>]

    Detailed Description

    This cmdlet returns discovered computers from all protection groups or from selected protection groups. Use an appropriate parameter set for each case.

    Veeam Backup & Replication regularly performs discovery operations for computers in a protection group. During a discovery operation, Veeam Backup & Replication connects to computers and gathers information about them. After the discovery operation is complete, Veeam Backup & Replication recognizes processed computers as discovered.

    Parameters

    Parameter

    Description

    Required

    Position

    Accept
    Pipeline
    Input

    Accept
    Wildcard
    Characters

    Type

    Specifies the array types:

    • Computer: standalone computers
    • Cluster: computers that are part of a cluster
    • ActiveDirectory: Active Directory computers

    The cmdlet will return discovered computers of these types.

    False

    Named

    True (ByProperty
    Name)

    False

    ProtectionGroup

    Specifies the array of protection groups. The cmdlet will look for discovered computers in these groups.

    Accepts VBRProtectionGroup type.

    False

    Named

    True (ByValue,
    ByProperty
    Name)

    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

    VBRDiscoveredComputer[]

    Example 1

    This command returns discovered computers of all protection groups.

    Get-VBRDiscoveredComputer

    Example 2

    This example shows how to get discovered computers of a selected protection group.

    You will need to perform the following steps:

    1. Run Get-VBRProtectionGroup to get the protection group. Save the result to the $group variable.
    2. Run Get-VBRDiscoveredComputer with the $group variable.

    $group = Get-VBRProtectionGroup -Name "Support_East"

    Get-VBRDiscoveredComputer -ProtectionGroup $group

    Example 3

    This example shows how to get Active Directory discovered computers of several protection groups.

    You will need to perform the following steps:

    1. Run Get-VBRProtectionGroup to get the protection groups. Save the result to the $groups variable.
    2. Run Get-VBRDiscoveredComputer with the $groups variable and the Type parameter.

    $groups = Get-VBRProtectionGroup -Name "Support_East", "Support_North"

    Get-VBRDiscoveredComputer -Type ActiveDirectory -ProtectionGroup $groups

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    Get-VBRProtectionGroup

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