Start-SpbmReplicationPromote Command | Vmware PowerCLI Reference


This cmdlet promotes a target replication group from InTest to FailedOver state.


-ReplicationGroup < SpbmReplicationGroup[] >
[-RunAsync ]
[-Server < VIServer[] > ]
[-Unplanned ]


Required Parameter Name Type Position Features Description
ReplicationGroup SpbmReplicationGroup[] named
  • pipeline
  • wildcards
Specifies the replication groups to promote to FailedOver state.
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.
optional Unplanned SwitchParameter named
Indicates if the promote operation is unplanned or planned.



Example 1

Start-SpbmReplicationPromote -ReplicationGroup $targetRg

Promotes the $targetRg target replication group from InTest state to FailedOver.

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