New-VsanFileServiceDomain Command | Vmware PowerCLI Reference


This cmdlet creates a file service domain in the vSAN cluster.


-Cluster < Cluster >
-DnsServerAddress < String[] >
-DnsSuffix < String[] >
-Name < String >
-VsanFileServerIpConfig < VsanFileServerIPConfig[] >
[-Server < VIServer[] > ]


Required Parameter Name Type Position Features Description
Cluster Cluster named
  • pipeline
  • wildcards
Specifies the vSAN cluster where you want to create the new file service domain.
DnsServerAddress String[] named
Specifies the DNS server address which you want to use to resolve the hostnames within the DNS domain.nThis parameter is optional if the DNS name is provided in the access point configuration or is not required for an NFS access.
DnsSuffix String[] named
Specifies the list of DNS server addresses that can be resolved by the DNS servers. The DNS suffix is required if the DNS servers are provided.
Name String named
Specifies the name of the new vSAN file service domain. The name should be unique within a cluster. The length of the file service domain name should not exceed 256 characters.
VsanFileServerIpConfig VsanFileServerIPConfig[] named
Specifies a pool of IP addresses that will be used by vSAN file service to provide file access from multiple file servers. A minimum of one such address is needed. Considering the workload, it is recommended to have equal or greater number of IP addresses than the number of hosts in the cluster.
optional Server VIServer[] named
  • wildcards
Specifies the vCenter Server systems on which you want to run the cmdlet. If no value is given to this parameter, the command runs on the file service servers. For more information about default servers, see the description of the Connect-VIServer cmdlet.




Example 1

New-VsanFileServiceDomain -Name "myDomain" -Cluster $cluster
 -VsanFileServerIpConfig $ipconfig1, $ipconfig2 -DnsServerAddress ""
 -DnsSuffix ""

Creates a new vSAN file service domain named "myDomain" in the $cluster vSAN cluster with "" as its DNS server address and "" as its DNS suffix. The domains's IP pool are $ipconfig1 and $ipconfig2.

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