PowerTip: Use PowerShell to Take Snapshot of Virtual Machine


Summary: Use Windows PowerShell to take a snapshot of a virtual machine prior to making changes.

Hey, Scripting Guy! Question How can I use Windows PowerShell to take a snapshot of a virtual machine prior to making changes to it?

Hey, Scripting Guy! Answer Use the CheckPoint-VM cmdlet, for example:

Checkpoint-VM -Name DC1 -SnapshotName BeforeUpdate

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