Locks a VM.
Lock-ProvVM [-VMID] <String> -ProvisioningSchemeName <String> [-Tag <String>] [-LoggingId <Guid>] [-BearerToken <String>] [-AdminAddress <String>] [<CommonParameters>] Lock-ProvVM [-VMID] <String> -ProvisioningSchemeUid <Guid> [-Tag <String>] [-LoggingId <Guid>] [-BearerToken <String>] [-AdminAddress <String>] [<CommonParameters>]
Provides the ability to 'lock' a virtual machine with a tag string. This stops other commands from being able to remove the virtual machine without unlocking the VM first. This is to enable consumers of the virtual machines to indicate that the VM is being used.
|Name||Description||Required?||Pipeline Input||Default Value|
|VMID||The virtual machine Id (hypervisor context).||true||true (ByPropertyName)|
|ProvisioningSchemeName||The name of the provisioning scheme.||true||true (ByPropertyName)|
|ProvisioningSchemeUid||The unique identifier of the provisioning scheme.||true||false|
|Tag||The string to be held against the VM being locked.||false||false|
|LoggingId||Specifies the identifier of the high-level operation this cmdlet call forms a part of. Citrix Studio and Director typically create high-level operations. PowerShell scripts can also wrap a series of cmdlet calls in a high-level operation by way of the Start-LogHighLevelOperation and Stop-LogHighLevelOperation cmdlets.||false||false|
|BearerToken||Specifies the bearer token assigned to the calling user||false||false|
|AdminAddress||Specifies the address of a XenDesktop controller that the PowerShell snap-in connects to. You can provide this as a host name or an IP address.||false||false||LocalHost. Once a value is provided by any cmdlet, this value becomes the default.|
You Can Pipe An Object Containing A Parameter Called 'Vmid' And 'Provisioningschemename' To Lock-Provvm
In the case of failure, the following errors can result.
The specified VM cannot be located.
The VM is already unlocked.
The specified VM does exist in the hypervisor, but is not part of the specified provisioning scheme.
The user is not authorized to perform this operation
The operation could not be performed because of a configuration logging error
An error occurred in the service while attempting a database operation.
The operation could not be completed because the database for the service is not configured.
An error occurred in the service while attempting a database operation - communication with the database failed for
for various reasons.
An error occurred while communicating with the service.
The user does not have administrative rights to perform this operation.
An unexpected error occurred. To locate more details, see the Windows event logs on the controller being used or examine the XenDesktop logs.
C:\PS>Lock-ProvVM -provisioningSchemeName MyScheme -VMId bc79802c-ba6e-8de8-99e9-4c35d7ad24b4 -Tag LockedString
Locks the VM with the Id 'bc79802c-ba6e-8de8-99e9-4c35d7ad24b4' in the provisioning scheme 'MyScheme' with the tag 'LockedString'.
C:\PS>Get-ProvVM -provisioningSchemeName MyScheme | Lock-ProvVM -Tag LockedString
Locks all the VMs in the provisioning scheme 'MyScheme' with the tag 'LockedString'.