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This cmdlet creates a new vSAN fault domain in a cluster with specified virtual machine hosts.


New-VsanFaultDomain -Name <String> [-RunAsync] [-Server <VIServer[]>] -VMHost <VMHost[]> [-Confirm] [-WhatIf] [<CommonParameters>]

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Detailed Description

This cmdlet creates a new vSAN fault domain in a cluster with specified virtual machine hosts.


NameTypeDescriptionRequired?Pipeline InputDefault Value
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
NameStringSpecifies the name of the new vSAN fault domain. The name should be unique within a cluster. The length of fault domain name should not exceed 256 characters.trueFalse
RunAsyncSwitchParameterIndicates 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.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 Connect-VIServer.falseFalse
VMHostVMHost[]Specifies the list of virtual machine hosts to become part of the fault domain. These hosts should be in same cluster.trueFalse
WhatIfSwitchParameterIndicates that the cmdlet is run only to display the changes that would be made and actually no objects are modified.falseFalse

Return Type

The newly created VsanFaultDomain object



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

New-VsanFaultDomain -VMHost $vmHost1, $vmHost2 -Name "MyFaultDomainName"

Creates a new vSAN fault domain named "MyFaultDomainName", which has virtual machine hosts $vmHost1 and $vmHost2.

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