Import-SpbmStoragePolicy Command | Vmware PowerCLI Reference


This cmdlet imports a storage policy from a file. The file path must be accessible from the VMware PowerCLI client side.


[ -Name ] < String >
-FilePath < String >
[-Description < String > ]
[-Server < VIServer[] > ]


Required Parameter Name Type Position Features Description
Name String 1
Specifies a name of the imported storage policy. The maximum length of the name is 80 characters.
FilePath String named
Specifies the path to the file, from which you want to import a storage policy. If relative, it is relative to the current PS provider path.
optional Description String named
Specifies a description for the imported storage policy.
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

Import-SpbmStoragePolicy -Name "MyPolicy" -Description "PolicyDescription" -FilePath C:\policy.xml

Imports a storage policy with name "MyPolicy" and description "PolicyDescription" from the policy.xml file to a server. A new storage policy is created on the server.

Related Commands


This cmdlet exports the specified storage policy to a file.

This cmdlet returns all available requirement policies and resource policies.

This cmdlet imports a storage policy from a file.

This cmdlet creates a requirement storage policy in an SPBM server.

This cmdlet deletes storage policies.

This cmdlet overrides the current name, description, and rule sets of an existing storage policy in an SPBM server.