PowerCLI Reference



This cmdlet retrieves cloud views by ID.


Get-CIView [-CIObject] <CIObject[]> [-Server <CIServer[]>] [<CommonParameters>]

Get-CIView -Id <String[]> [-Server <CIServer[]>] [-ViewLevel <CIViewLevel>] [<CommonParameters>]

Get-CIView -SearchResult <CISearchResult[]> [-ViewLevel <CIViewLevel>] [<CommonParameters>]

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Detailed Description

This cmdlet retrieves cloud views objects. The cmdlet converts CIObject to Cloud view object. Supports getting views from CISearchResult objects returned by the Search-Cloud cmdlet. An Id property must be present in the CISearchResult objects. If an Id is specified, the result view is determined by the ViewType parameter. If ViewType is not passed, the cmdlet returns the most complete representation of the object visible to the user by using the following priority: Extension, Admin, User.


NameTypeDescriptionRequired?Pipeline InputDefault Value
CIObjectCIObject[]Specifies cloud objects to retrieve their views.trueTrue (ByValue)
IdString[]Specifies the IDs of the view object you want to retrieve.

Note: When a list of values is specified for the Id parameter, the returned objects would have an ID that matches exactly one of the string values in that list.
SearchResultCISearchResult[]Specifies a CISearchResult object to get the corresponding view.trueTrue (ByValue)
ServerCIServer[]Specifies the cloud servers 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 Connect-CIServer.falseFalse
ViewLevelCIViewLevelSpecifies a Cloud object representation to be retrieved by object ID. Cloud objects may have an Extension, Admin or User representation that can be retrieved when passing an object ID. Providing a ViewLevel parameter explicitly requests the exact abstraction you want to retrieve.falseFalse

Return Type

Zero or more View objects



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

$catalog = Search-Cloud -QueryType Catalog -Name Catalog1 | Get-CIView -ViewLevel Admin

Gets a cloud catalog Admin view using the search result returned by the Search-Cloud cmdlet.

-------------------------- Example 2 --------------------------

$catalogItem = Get-CIView -Id $catalog.CatalogItems.CatalogItem[0].Href

Gets the first catalog item view using the Href property from an already retrieved catalog items collection.

-------------------------- Example 3 --------------------------

$Org = Get-Org -Name Organization1 | Get-CIView

Gets a cloud organization view from the result returned by the Get-Org cmdlet.

-------------------------- Example 4 --------------------------

$userCatalog = Get-CIView -Id $catalog.Id -ViewLevel User

Gets the User cloud representation of the catalog.

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