Move-Cluster Command | Vmware PowerCLI Reference


This cmdlet moves a vCenter Server cluster to the location that is specified by the Destination parameter. To specify a server different from the default one, use the Server parameter.


[ -Destination ] < VIContainer >
-Cluster < Cluster[] >
[-RunAsync ]
[-Server < VIServer[] > ]


Required Parameter Name Type Position Features Description
Destination VIContainer 1
  • wildcards
Specifies the folder or datacenter where you want to move the clusters. If a datacenter is specified for the Destination parameter, the cluster is moved to its "hostFolder" folder. The "hostFolder" is a system folder and is guaranteed to exist. Note: You cannot move clusters from one datacenter to another. You can only move clusters between folders and to datacenter level.
Cluster Cluster[] named
  • pipeline
  • wildcards
Specifies the clusters you want to move to another location.
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 VIServer[] named
  • wildcards
Specifies the vCenter Server systems 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-VIServer.




Example 1

Move-Cluster -Cluster Cluster -Destination Folder

Moves the cluster named Cluster into the folder called Folder on the same datacenter

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