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This cmdlet adds a new vSAN iSCSI LUN to a target.


New-VsanIscsiLun -CapacityGB <Decimal> [-LunId <Int32>] [-Name <String>] [-RunAsync] [-Server <VIServer[]>] [-StoragePolicy <SpbmStoragePolicy>] -Target <VsanIscsiTarget> [-Confirm] [-WhatIf] [<CommonParameters>]

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Detailed Description

This cmdlet adds a new vSAN iSCSI LUN to a target.


NameTypeDescriptionRequired?Pipeline InputDefault Value
CapacityGBDecimalSpecifies the capacity of the newly created vSAN iSCSI LUN in gigabytes (GB).trueFalse
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
LunIdInt32Specifies the ID of the LUN. The value must be in the range from 0 to 255. If specified, the ID should be unique within a target.falseFalse
NameStringSpecifies the name of the newly created vSAN iSCSI LUN. The name can indicate additional information about the LUN.falseFalse
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
StoragePolicySpbmStoragePolicySpecifies the storage policy associated with the newly created vSAN iSCSI LUN. If not specified, the default storage policy defined in the iSCSI service is used.falseFalse
TargetVsanIscsiTargetSpecifies the vSAN iSCSI target to which you want to add the LUN.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 VsanIscsiLun object



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

New-VsanIscsiLun -Name "FirstLun" -Target $target -LunId 3 -CapacityGB 2

Creates a new vSAN iSCSI LUN of capacity 2 GB named "FirstLun" in the $target iSCSI target and sets the value of LunId to 3.

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