Start-CIVApp Command | Vmware PowerCLI Reference

Start-CIVApp

This cmdlet starts the specified vApp. Powers on all virtual machines in the vApp.

Syntax

Start-CIVApp
-VApp < CIVApp[] >
[-RunAsync ]
[-Server < CIServer[] > ]
[CommonParameters]

Parameters

Required Parameter Name Type Position Features Description
required
VApp CIVApp[] named
  • pipeline
Specifies the vApp you want to start. The operation applies the start policy for the vApp, if any.
optional RunAsync SwitchParameter named
Indicates that the command returns immediately without waiting for the task to complete. In this mode, the output of the cmdlet is a Task object. For more information about the RunAsync parameter run "help About_RunAsync" in the VMware PowerCLI console.
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.CIVApp

Examples

Example 1

$myVapp = Get-CIVApp 'MyvApp'
Start-CIVApp $myVApp

Starts the specified vApp.

Example 2

$myVapp = Get-CIVApp 'MyvApp'
$task = $myVApp | Start-CIVApp -RunAsync

Starts the specified vApp asynchronously.

Related Commands

CIVApp

This cmdlet retrieves virtual appliances in the cloud.

This cmdlet imports a virtual machine from the underlying vSphere to the cloud.

This cmdlet creates a new vApp.

This cmdlet removes vApps from the cloud.

This cmdlet restarts the specified vApp.

This cmdlet modifies the configuration of the specified vApps in the cloud.

This cmdlet starts the specified vApp.

This cmdlet stops the specified vApp.

This cmdlet suspends the specified vApp.

CIVAppGuest

This cmdlet restarts the guest operating systems of all virtual machines in the specified vApp.

This cmdlet shuts down the guest operating systems of all virtual machines in the specified vApp.

CIVAppNetwork

This cmdlet retrieves the vApp networks available on a vCloud Director server.

This cmdlet creates a new vApp network.

This cmdlet removes the specified vApp networks if they are not in use.

This cmdlet modifies the configuration of the specified vApp networks.

CIVAppStartRule

This cmdlet retrieves the start rules for virtual machines in a specified vApp.

This cmdlet modifies the start rules for virtual machines in the specified vApp.

CIVAppTemplate

This cmdlet retrieves vApp templates.

This cmdlet imports a virtual machine or an OVF package from vCenter Server to vCloud Director as a vApp template.

This cmdlet creates a new vApp template.

This cmdlet removes the specified vApp template.

This cmdlet modifies the configuration of the specified vApp template.