Set-VMwareServerNewJobPlaceholder

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    Moves the New Job Placeholder created for a registered VMware server to the specified monitoring group.

    Applies to versions: 8.0, 9.0

    Syntax

    Set-VMwareServerNewJobPlaceholder [-ServerName] <String> -MonitoringGroup <String> [-Enabled] <Boolean> [-VESServer <Object>] [<CommonParameters>]

    Detailed Description

    For each connected VMware server, Veeam Virtualization Extensions create a New Job Placeholder job. This job is a placeholder that is intended for clusters or hosts that may be added to this server in the future. By default, the New Job Placeholder is added to the Default Monitoring Group.

    This cmdlet moves the New Job Placeholder created for the registered VMware server from the Default Monitoring Group to the specified monitoring group.

    Parameters

    -ServerName <String>

    Specifies the name of the VMware server for which the New Job Placeholder is moved.

    Tip

    To get the list of connected VMware servers, use the Get-VMwareServer cmdlet.

     

    Description

    Aliases

     

    Required?

    False

    Position?

    Named

    Default Value

     

    Accept Pipeline Input?

    True (ByValue, ByPropertyName)

    Accept Wildcard Characters?

    False

    -MonitoringGroup <String>

    Specifies the name of the monitoring group to which you want to move the New Job Placeholder.

    Description

    Aliases

     

    Required?

    True

    Position?

    1

    Default Value

     

    Accept Pipeline Input?

    False

    Accept Wildcard Characters?

    False

    -Enabled <Boolean>

    Enables/disables monitoring for new clusters and hosts added to the server.

    Description

    Aliases

     

    Required?

    True

    Position?

    Named

    Default Value

     

    Accept Pipeline Input?

    False

    Accept Wildcard Characters?

    False

    -VESServer

    Specifies the Virtualization Extensions server. You can pass the following types of values:

    • Name of a machine (remote or local) where the Virtualization Extensions Service runs.

    Acceptable formats for the input value are: server name (such as "localhost" or "."), IP address (such as "172.15.19.6") and FQDN (such as "localhost.veeam.local").

    For more information, type “get-help about_VESServerParameter”.

    Description

    Aliases

     

    Required?

    False

    Position?

    Named

    Default Value

     

    Accept Pipeline Input?

    False

    Accept Wildcard Characters?

    False

    <CommonParameters>

    This cmdlet supports Microsoft PowerShell common parameters. For more information about common parameters, see Microsoft Docs.

    Notes

    If the -VESServer parameter is not specified, the cmdlet will connect to the Virtualization Extensions Service on the local machine.

    Input

    The cmdlet accepts the following types of values for the -ServerName parameter:

    • System.String (you can pass a VMware server name, the server name value is used exactly as it is typed)
    • Veeam.Psves.VMwareServer (you can pass a VMware server object)

    Output

    The cmdlet does not return any output.

    Example 1

    This command moves the "prod-vcenter" VMware server New Job Placeholder to the “Development” monitoring group.

    Set-VMwareServerNewJobPlaceHolder -ServerName prod-vcenter –MonitoringGroup Development

    Example 2

    This command disables the New Job Placeholder for the "prod-vcenter" VMware server.

    Set-VMwareServerNewJobPlaceholder -ServerName prod-vcenter –enabled $false