Gets the encrypted connection parameters BLOB or the system object creation parameters for VMware systems. You can use this cmdlet and the Connect-EmcSystem cmdlet to add or connect storage systems to ESI.



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



Creates a BLOB or encrypted string by using the specified connection or system object creation parameters. ESI prompts you for the server IP address and credentials and then uses these parameters to create a BLOB. You can use the BLOB to connect or add VMware systems to ESI by using the Connect-EmcSystem cmdlet. You can click Test Connection in ESI to test the connection with the specified parameters.



-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>$hBlob = Get-EmcVMwareSystemCredential

C:\PS>$h = $hBlob | Connect-EmcSystem

C:\PS>$h = Connect-EmcSystem -CreationBlob $hBlob

This example returns the creation BLOB and then uses the BLOB to connect or add a VMware system to ESI.