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Import-VBRTapeMedium

Short Description

Imports tapes into library.

Applies to

Platform: VMware, Hyper-V

Product Edition: Standard, Enterprise, Enterprise Plus

Syntax

Import-VBRTapeMedium -Library <VBRTapeLibrary[]> [-Wait]  [<CommonParameters>]

Detailed Description

This cmdlet imports tapes newly loaded to a tape library.

You need to run importing procedure against all new tapes. Importing moves tapes from I/E slot to library standard slots.

Import-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

Library

Specifies the library from which you want to import tapes.

Accepts VBRTapeLibrary, 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 1

This command imports tapes to the 'HP MSL G3 Series 3.00' tape library.

Run Get-VBRTapeLibrary to get the library and pipe it down.

PS C:\PS> Get-VBRTapeLibrary -Name "HP MSL G3 Series 3.00" | Import-VBRTapeMedium

Example 2

This command imports tapes to a selected tape library.

Run Get-VBRTapeLibrary to get the library and save it to the $library variable.

PS C:\PS> Import-VBRTapeMedium -Library $library

Related Commands

Get-VBRTapeLibrary

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