This is the built-in help made by Microsoft for the command 'Checkpoint-VM', in PowerShell version 5 - as retrieved from
Windows version 'Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard' PowerShell help files on 2016-06-23.
For PowerShell version 3 and up, where you have Update-Help, this command was run just before creating the web pages from the help files.
Creates a checkpoint of a virtual machine.
Checkpoint-VM [-Name] <String> [[-SnapshotName] <String>] [-AsJob] [-ComputerName <String>] [-Passthru] [<CommonParameters>]
Checkpoint-VM [-VM] <VirtualMachine> [[-SnapshotName] <String>] [-AsJob] [-Passthru] [<CommonParameters>]
The Checkpoint-VM cmdlet creates a checkpoint of a virtual machine.
Note: In Windows Server 2012 R2, virtual machine snapshots were renamed to virtual machine checkpoints. For clarity, this document will refer to virtual machine snapshots as
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PS C:\> Checkpoint-VM -Name Test -SnapshotName BeforeInstallingUpdates
Checkpoints virtual machine Test, creating a checkpoint of it named BeforeInstallingUpdates.
PS C:\> Get-VM Test –ComputerName Server1 | Checkpoint-VM
Checkpoints virtual machine Test on Hyper-V host Server1.