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This cmdlet moves a resource pool from one location to another.


Move-ResourcePool [-ResourcePool] <ResourcePool[]> [-Destination] <VIContainer> [-Server <VIServer[]>] [-WhatIf] [-Confirm] [<CommonParameters>]

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Detailed Description

This cmdlet moves a resource pool to the location that is specified by the Destination parameter. To specify a server different from the default one, use the Server parameter. Moving a resource pool is only supported when the objects assigned to the ResourcePool and Destination parameters are passed through connections to one and the same server with the same credentials.


NameTypeDescriptionRequired?Pipeline InputDefault Value
ResourcePoolResourcePool[]Specifies the resource pools you want to move to another location.truetrue (ByValue)
DestinationVIContainerSpecifies the location where you want to move the resource pools. If a host or a cluster is specified for the Destination parameter, the resource pool is moved into a resource pool named Resources. The Resources resource pool is a system resource pool and is guaranteed to exist.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
ServerVIServer[]Specifies the vCenter Server systems on which you want to run the cmdlet. If no value is passed 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 relocated ResourcePool objects



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Move-ResourcePool -ResourcePool ResourcePool -Destination Host

Moves the resource pool named ResourcePool to the virtual machine host Host.

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