Stop-VApp Command | Vmware PowerCLI Reference


This cmdlet stops vApps.


-VApp < VApp[] >
[-Force ]
[-RunAsync ]
[-Server < VIServer[] > ]


Required Parameter Name Type Position Features Description
VApp VApp[] named
  • pipeline
  • wildcards
Specifies the vApp that you want to stop.
optional Force SwitchParameter named
Indicates that the virtual machines are powered off regardless of the auto-start configuration of the vApps.
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

Get-VMHost MyVMHost1 | Get-VApp | Stop-VApp

Stops all virtual appliances on the specified host.

Related Commands


This cmdlet exports a vApp or a single virtual machine to the specified destination.

This cmdlet retrieves vApps.

This cmdlet imports OVF (Open Virtualization Format) and OVA packages. The package can contain a virtual appliance or a virtual machine.

This cmdlet moves the specified virtual appliances to a new location.

This cmdlet creates a new vApp.

This cmdlet removes vApps from the server.

This cmdlet modifies the specified vApp.

This cmdlet starts vApps.

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