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This cmdlet modifies the properties of the specified datacenter.


Set-Datacenter [-Datacenter] <Datacenter[]> [-Name] <String> [-RunAsync] [-Server <VIServer[]>] [-Confirm] [-WhatIf] [<CommonParameters>]

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Detailed Description

This cmdlet modifies the properties of the specified datacenter.


NameTypeDescriptionRequired?Pipeline InputDefault Value
DatacenterDatacenter[]Specifies the datacenter whose properties you want to modify.trueTrue (ByValue)
NameStringSpecifies a new name for the datacenter.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
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
WhatIfSwitchParameterIndicates that the cmdlet is run only to display the changes that would be made and actually no objects are modified.falseFalse

Return Type

Zero or more modified Datacenter objects



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

Set-Datacenter -Datacenter Datacenter1 -Name Datacenter2

Renames the Datacenter1 to Datacenter2.

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