Search-Cloud Command | Vmware PowerCLI Reference

Search-Cloud

This cmdlet searches the cloud for objects of the specified type. You can filter the returned objects by their properties. The cmdlet allows you to retrieve only specific properties of object.

Syntax

Search-Cloud
-QueryType < QueryType >
[ [-Filter ] < String > ]
[-Name < String[] > ]
[-Property < String[] > ]
[-Server < CIServer[] > ]
[CommonParameters]

Parameters

Required Parameter Name Type Position Features Description
required
QueryType QueryType named
Specifies what types of objects you want to search for.
optional Filter String 1
  • wildcards
Specifies a filter criteria for the returned objects.
optional Name String[] named
  • wildcards
Specifies the names of the objects to search for. This parameter supports only the "*" wildcard. For more information about the valid filter syntax, see the vCloud API Programming Guide.
optional Property String[] named
Specifies the properties you want to retrieve for the specified object type. If you do not provide a value for this parameter, the cmdlet returns all properties of the objects.
optional Server CIServer[] named
  • wildcards
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.CISearchResult

Examples

Example 1

Search-Cloud -Type vAppTemplate

Searches the cloud server for virtual appliance templates. The user is connected as a cloud user.

Example 2

Search-Cloud user -Name User1

Searches for a user by name.

Example 3

Search-Cloud adminUser -Property 'Name', 'FullName'

Gets all the Name and FullName properties for all cloud users. You must be connected as a system administrator.

Example 4

Search-Cloud vappTemplate -Filter 'isGoldMaster==True;isPublished==True'

Searches for public gold master vAppTemplate objects.

Example 5

Search-Cloud -QueryType adminVAppTemplate

Searches the cloud server for virtual appliance templates. The user is connected as a cloud administrator.

Related Commands

Cloud

This cmdlet searches the cloud for objects of the specified type.