Get-CIDatastore Command | Vmware PowerCLI Reference

Get-CIDatastore

This cmdlet retrieves the datastores available on a cloud server. To specify a server different from the default one, use the Server parameter. Note: This cmdlet is only available to Provider Administrators.

Syntax

Get-CIDatastore
-Id < String[] >
[-Server < CIServer[] > ]
[CommonParameters]

Parameters

Required Parameter Name Type Position Features Description
required
Id String[] named
Specifies the IDs of the datastores that you want to retrieve. Note: When a list of values is specified for the Id parameter, the returned objects would have an ID that matches exactly one of the string values in that list.
optional Server CIServer[] named
Specifies the cloud servers on which you want to run the cmdlet. If no value is provided or $null value is passed to this parameter, the command runs on the default servers. For more information about default servers, see the description of Connect-CIServer.
Get-CIDatastore
[-Name < String[] > ]
[-ProviderVdc < ProviderVdc[] > ]
[-Server < CIServer[] > ]
[CommonParameters]

Parameters

Required Parameter Name Type Position Features Description
optional Name String[] named
Specifies the names for the datastores that you want to retrieve.
optional ProviderVdc ProviderVdc[] named
  • pipeline
Specifies the provider vDC for which you want to retrieve datastores.
optional Server CIServer[] named
Specifies the cloud servers on which you want to run the cmdlet. If no value is provided or $null value is passed to this parameter, the command runs on the default servers. For more information about default servers, see the description of Connect-CIServer.

Output

VMware.VimAutomation.Cloud.Types.V1.CIDatastore

Examples

Example 1

Get-CIDatastore -Name "MyDatastore*"

Retrieves all datastores with names that start with "MyDatastore" from all available provider vDCs.

Example 2

Get-CIDatastore -Name *datastore* -ProviderVDC "MyProviderVDC1", "MyProviderVDC2"

Retrieves all datastores with names that contain "datastore" from multiple provider vDCs.

Related Commands

CIDatastore

This cmdlet adds one or more datastores to a provider virtual data center (vDC).

This cmdlet retrieves the datastores available on a cloud server.