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Re: Change job description field via powershell

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This is currently not possible for VMware and Hyper-V backup/backup copy jobs as they don't have Set-VBR*Job cmdlet pairs. For other ones like NAS, agent, vCloud replica, tape etc. it is totally feasible. Just look for Set-VBR*Job cmdlet for the type you are seeking to manage. Thanks!

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Re: Change job description field via powershell

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+1 for the feature request to allow manipulation of the description field using Powershell!

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[MERGED] Change description of Backup Jobs with Powershell

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Hello,

We would like to change the field "Description" for many of our Backup Jobs. But we don't find a way to do that.
I have found an old topic where it says it's not possible to change the name or the description with Powershell because they don't have Set-VBR*Job cmdlet pairs.
Is it still relevant or a solution exists ?

Thanks for the help !

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Re: Change job description field via powershell

Post by oleg.feoktistov » 1 person likes this post

Hi,

Yes, it is still relevant for most of the job types, which don't have set cmdlets with parameters.

Thanks,
Oleg

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[MERGED]Update Backup job description with PS

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Hello guys,

I was unable to find a way to update job description.

Any idea?

Thank you for your support.

Regards,
Eric
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Re: Change job description field via powershell

Post by Mildur » 1 person likes this post

Hi Eric

I moved your question to this post.
Currently, it's not possible for HyperV and VmWare Backup Jobs to change the description with PowerShell.
If you requested this for one of this two jobs, we will surely count your request as +1.
oleg.feoktistov wrote: May 20, 2021 10:32 am This is currently not possible for VMware and Hyper-V backup/backup copy jobs as they don't have Set-VBR*Job cmdlet pairs. For other ones like NAS, agent, vCloud replica, tape etc. it is totally feasible. Just look for Set-VBR*Job cmdlet for the type you are seeking to manage. Thanks!
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