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This is the built-in help made by Microsoft for the command 'Set-VMDvdDrive', in PowerShell version 5 - as retrieved from Windows version 'Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard' PowerShell help files on 2016-06-23.

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Configures a virtual DVD drive.


Set-VMDvdDrive [-VMName] <String> [[-ControllerNumber] <Int32>] [[-ControllerLocation] <Int32>] [[-Path] <String>] [-AllowUnverifiedPaths] [-ComputerName <String[]>]
[-Passthru] [-ResourcePoolName <String>] [-ToControllerLocation <Int32>] [-ToControllerNumber <Int32>] [-Confirm] [-WhatIf] [<CommonParameters>]
Set-VMDvdDrive [-VM] <VirtualMachine[]> [[-Path] <String>] [-AllowUnverifiedPaths] [-Passthru] [-ResourcePoolName <String>] [-ToControllerLocation <Int32>]
[-ToControllerNumber <Int32>] [-Confirm] [-WhatIf] [<CommonParameters>]
Set-VMDvdDrive [-VMDvdDrive] <DvdDrive[]> [[-Path] <String>] [-AllowUnverifiedPaths] [-Passthru] [-ResourcePoolName <String>] [-ToControllerLocation <Int32>]
[-ToControllerNumber <Int32>] [-Confirm] [-WhatIf] [<CommonParameters>]

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The Set-VMDvdDrive cmdlet configures the controller and location of a virtual DVD drive.



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Example 1

PS C:\>Set-VMDvdDrive -VMName TestVM -Path .\WinBuild.iso

Configures the virtual DVD drive of virtual machine TestVM to use WinBuild.iso as its media.

Example 2

PS C:\>Set-VMDvdDrive -VMName TestVM -ControllerNumber 1 -ControllerLocation 0 -Path $null

Configures the virtual DVD drive at IDE 1,0 of virtual machine TestVM to use no media. (This ejects any existing media from the virtual DVD drive.)

Example 3

PS C:\>Get-VMDvdDrive -VMName TestVM -ControllerNumber 1 -ControllerLocation 0 | Set-VMDvdDrive -ToControllerLocation 1

Moves virtual DVD drive from IDE 1,0 to IDE 1,1 on virtual machine TestVM.