New-VsanDiskGroup Command | Vmware PowerCLI Reference


This cmdlet creates a new vSAN disk group backed by the specified solid-state device and hard disk devices.


-DataDiskCanonicalName < String[] >
-SsdCanonicalName < String >
-VMHost < VMHost >
[-RunAsync ]
[-Server < VIServer[] > ]


Required Parameter Name Type Position Features Description
DataDiskCanonicalName String[] named
Specifies the canonical name of hard disks that should be included in this disk group and used for data.
SsdCanonicalName String named
Specifies the canonical name of a solid-state device that would be used by this disk group.
VMHost VMHost named
  • pipeline
  • wildcards
Specifies the hosts that the created groups are 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 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

New-VsanDiskGroup -VMHost $vmHost -SsdCanonicalName "MySsdCanonicalName" -DataDiskCanonicalName DataDisk1,DataDisk2

Creates a new vSAN disk group at the $vmHost virtual machine host with a solid-state drive named "MySsdCanonicalName" and hard disks named DataDisk1 and DataDisk2.

Related Commands


This cmdlet retrieves the host disks that belong to a vSAN disk group.

This cmdlet adds a host SCSI disk to a vSAN disk group.

This cmdlet removes the specified hard disks from the specified vSAN disk group.


This cmdlet retrieves vSAN disk groups.

This cmdlet creates a new vSAN disk group backed by the specified devices.

This cmdlet removes vSAN disk groups.