Gets the encrypted connection string or BLOB, based on the specified parameters. You can use this cmdlet with the Connect-EmcSystem cmdlet to connect cluster systems to ESI.



Get-EmcClusterSystemCredential [-Silent] [<CommonParameters>]



The Get-EmcClusterSystemCredential cmdlet creates a BLOB or encrypted string based on the specified parameters. The cmdlet prompts you to specify the cluster name, IP address, and credentials. The cmdlet then creates a BLOB with these credentials. You can use the BLOB to connect cluster systems to ESI by using the Connect-EmcSystem cmdlet. You can also click Test Connection in ESI to test the connection with the specified parameters. Current Credential is selected by default for authentication. If you are using another credential, click Specify Credential and type the username and password.



-Silent <SwitchParameter>

Attributes: Optional, Position: named

Turns off all the informational and verbose messages. However, it still displays errors.



This cmdlet supports these common parameters: Verbose, Debug, ErrorAction, ErrorVariable, WarningAction, WarningVariable, OutBuffer, and OutVariable. Type get-help about_commonparameters for more details.



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

C:\PS>$cBlob = Get-EmcClusterSystemCredential

C:\PS>$c = $cBlob | Connect-EmcSystem

C:\PS>$c = Connect-EmcSystem -CreationBlob $cBlob

This example uses the Get-EmcClusterSystemCredential cmdlet to return the BLOB, which is used to connect or add the cluster system to ESI.