Start-CIVM Command | Vmware PowerCLI Reference

Start-CIVM

This cmdlet powers on the specified virtual machine.

Syntax

Start-CIVM
-VM < CIVM[] >
[-RunAsync ]
[-Server < CIServer[] > ]
[CommonParameters]

Parameters

Required Parameter Name Type Position Features Description
required
VM CIVM[] named
  • pipeline
Specifies the virtual machine you want to power on.
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.CIVM

Examples

Example 1

$myVM = Get-CIVM -Name 'MyVM'
Start-CIVM $myVM

Powers on the specified virtual machine.

Example 2

$myVM = Get-CIVM -Name 'MyVM'
$task = Start-CIVM $myVM -RunAsync

Powers on the specified virtual machine asynchronously.

Related Commands

CIVM

This cmdlet retrieves virtual machines in the cloud.

This cmdlet creates a new cloud virtual machine.

This cmdlet resets the specified virtual machine.

This cmdlet powers on the specified virtual machine.

This cmdlet powers off the specified virtual machine.

This cmdlet suspends the specified virtual machine.

CIVMGuest

This cmdlet restarts the guest operating system of the specified virtual machine.

This cmdlet shuts down the guest operating system of the specified virtual machine.

CIVMTemplate

This cmdlet retrieves the virtual machine templates in the cloud.