Get-VBRHvVssProvider

Short Description

Returns VSS providers.

Applies to

Product Edition: Standard, Enterprise, Enterprise Plus

Syntax

This cmdlet provides parameter sets that allow you to:

  • Get all VSS providers on Microsoft Hyper-V host.

Get-VBRHvVssProvider -Server <CHost>  [<CommonParameters>]

  • Get VSS providers by the provider name.

Get-VBRHvVssProvider -Server <CHost> [-Name <string>]  [<CommonParameters>]

  • Get VSS providers by the provider ID.

Get-VBRHvVssProvider -Server <CHost> [-Id <guid>]  [<CommonParameters>]

Detailed Description

This cmdlet returns an array of VSS providers that are available on Microsoft Hyper-V hosts.

Parameters

Parameter

Description

Type

Required

Position

Accept Pipeline Input

Server

Specifies a Microsoft Hyper-V host added to the backup infrastructure. The cmdlet will return VSS providers that are available on this Microsoft Hyper-V host.

Accepts the CHost object. To create this object, run the Get-VBRServer cmdlet.

True

Named

True (ByValue, ByPropertyName)

Name

Specifies a name of a VSS provider. The cmdlet will return the VSS provider with this name.

String

False

Named

True (ByValue, ByPropertyName)

Id

Specifies an ID of a VSS provider. The cmdlet will return the VSS provider with this ID.

Id

False

Named

True (ByValue, ByPropertyName)

<CommonParameters>

This cmdlet supports Microsoft PowerShell common parameters. For more information on common parameters, see the About CommonParameters section of Microsoft Docs.

Output Object

The cmdlet returns the VBRHvVssProvider object that contains an array of VSS providers that are available on a Microsoft Hyper-V host.

Examples

Get-VBRHvVssProviderExample 1. Getting all VSS Providers

This example shows how to get all VSS providers that are available on the hyperv09.tech.local Microsoft Hyper-V host.

$server = Get-VBRServer -Name hyperv09.tech.local

Get-VBRHvVssProvider -Server $server

Perform the following steps:

  1. Run the Get-VBRServer cmdlet. Specify the Name parameter value. Save the result to the $server variable.
  2. Run the Get-VBRHvVssProvider cmdlet. Set the $server variable as the Server parameter value.

Get-VBRHvVssProviderExample 2. Getting VSS Provider by Name

This example shows how to get the Microsoft CSV Shadow Copy Helper Provider VSS provider that is available on the hyperv09.tech.local Microsoft Hyper-V host.

$server = Get-VBRServer -Name hyperv09.tech.local

Get-VBRHvVssProvider -Server $server -Name "Microsoft CSV Shadow Copy Helper Provider"

Perform the following steps:

  1. Run the Get-VBRServer cmdlet. Specify the Name parameter value. Save the result to the $server variable.
  2. Run the Get-VBRHvVssProvider cmdlet. Set the $server variable as the Server parameter value. Specify the Name parameter value.

Get-VBRHvVssProviderExample 3. Getting VSS Provider by ID

This example shows how to get the 6ca4d514-5f94-4913-800c-48fc0d87c75c VSS provider that is available on the hyperv09.tech.local Microsoft Hyper-V host.

$server = Get-VBRServer -Name hyperv09.tech.local

Get-VBRHvVssProvider -Server $server -Id "6ca4d514-5f94-4913-800c-48fc0d87c75c"

Perform the following steps:

  1. Run the Get-VBRServer cmdlet. Specify the Name parameter value. Save the result to the $server variable.
  2. Run the Get-VBRHvVssProvider cmdlet. Set the $server variable as the Server parameter value. Specify the Id parameter value.

Related Commands

Get-VBRServer

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