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This cmdlet copies content library items to a local content library.


Copy-ContentLibraryItem [-ContentLibraryItem] <ContentLibraryItem[]> [-Confirm] -Destination <LocalContentLibrary> [-Name <String>] [-Notes <String>] [-Server <VIServer[]>] [-WhatIf] [<CommonParameters>]

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Detailed Description

This cmdlet copies content library items to a local content library.


NameTypeDescriptionRequired?Pipeline InputDefault Value
ContentLibraryItemContentLibraryItem[]Specifies the content library item that you want to copy.trueTrue (ByValue)
ConfirmSwitchParameterIf the value is $true, indicates that the cmdlet asks for confirmation before running. If the value is $false, the cmdlet runs without asking for user confirmation.falseFalse
DestinationLocalContentLibrarySpecifies the local content library where you want to copy the item.trueFalse
NameStringSpecifies the name on the library item. Library item names cannot be undefined or an empty string. Names do not have to be unique.

Note: If not specified, the name of the source content library item will be used.
NotesStringSpecifies a human-readable description for the content library item that you want to copy.falseFalse
ServerVIServer[]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 default servers. For more information about default servers, see the description of the Connect-VIServer cmdlet.falseFalse
WhatIfSwitchParameterIndicates that the cmdlet is run only to display the changes that would be made and actually no objects are modified.falseFalse

Return Type




-------------------------- Example 1 --------------------------

PS C:\> $item = Get-ContentLibraryItem -Name 'vm1'
PS C:\> $library = Get-ContentLibrary -Name 'Local content library' -Local
PS C:\> Copy-ContentLibraryItem -ContentLibraryItem $item -Destination $library

Copies a content library item named 'vm1' to the 'Local content library' content library.

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