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Get-VmsInput

SYNOPSIS

Gets input devices from the currently connected XProtect VMS site.

SYNTAX

QueryItems (Default)

Get-VmsInput [[-Name] <String>] [[-Description] <String>] [[-Channel] <Int32[]>]
 [[-EnableFilter] <EnableFilter>] [[-Comparison] <Operator>] [[-MaxResults] <Int32>] [<CommonParameters>]

Hardware

Get-VmsInput [-Hardware] <Hardware[]> [[-Name] <String>] [[-Description] <String>] [[-Channel] <Int32[]>]
 [[-EnableFilter] <EnableFilter>] [[-Comparison] <Operator>] [<CommonParameters>]

Id

Get-VmsInput [-Id] <Guid[]> [<CommonParameters>]

DESCRIPTION

The Get-VmsInput cmdlet gets input devices from the currently connected XProtect VMS site. Inputs are logical child devices attached to "hardware" which are most often an IP camera. The VideoOS.Platform.ConfigurationItems.InputEvent object returned from this command represents a configurable device on the XProtect VMS.

The corresponding Set-VmsInput command can be used in conjunction with this cmdlet to modify the device settings.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Requires VMS connection and will attempt to connect automatically

EXAMPLES

Example 1

Get-VmsInput

Get all enabled input devices.

Example 2

$recorder = Get-VmsRecordingServer | Out-GridView -OutputMode Multiple
$recorder | Get-VmsHardware | Get-VmsInput

Get all enabled input devices from the selected recording server(s).

Example 3

Get-VmsInput -Name 'garage'

Get all enabled inputs with the case-insensitive word "garage" in the name.

Example 4

Get-VmsInput -EnableFilter Disabled

Get all disabled inputs.

Example 5

Get-VmsInput -EnableFilter All -Channel 0 | Set-VmsInput -Enabled $true -PassThru
Get-VmsInput -EnableFilter All -Channel (1..64) | Set-VmsInput -Enabled $false -PassThru

Get all inputs with a channel value of "0" (port number 1), and enable them if they aren't enabled already. Then get all inputs with a higher channel number from 1 to 64, and disable them. In most cases this should leave you with only the first input enabled.

PARAMETERS

-Channel

When providing one or more channel numbers, only devices with a matching channel number are returned. Channel numbering starts at zero, which means the first device of any given type will be assigned channel number "0", the second device will be assigned channel number "1", and so on.

Type: Int32[]
Parameter Sets: QueryItems, Hardware
Aliases:

Required: False
Position: 2
Default value: None
Accept pipeline input: False
Accept wildcard characters: False

-Comparison

When providing a value for the Name, or Description parameters, the Comparison operator determines how thes values are compared with the corresponding device properties. The default value is Contains.

Type: Operator
Parameter Sets: QueryItems, Hardware
Aliases:
Accepted values: Equals, NotEquals, LessThan, GreaterThan, Contains, BeginsWith

Required: False
Position: 4
Default value: Contains
Accept pipeline input: False
Accept wildcard characters: False

-Description

Specifies all, or part of a device description which is used with the Comparison parameter to filter the results of the request.

Type: String
Parameter Sets: QueryItems, Hardware
Aliases:

Required: False
Position: 1
Default value: None
Accept pipeline input: False
Accept wildcard characters: False

-EnableFilter

Specifies whether to return enabled, disabled, or all matching devices. By default, only enabled devices are returned.

Type: EnableFilter
Parameter Sets: QueryItems, Hardware
Aliases:
Accepted values: All, Enabled, Disabled

Required: False
Position: 3
Default value: None
Accept pipeline input: False
Accept wildcard characters: False

-Hardware

Specifies the hardware object(s) from which to return matching devices.

Type: Hardware[]
Parameter Sets: Hardware
Aliases:

Required: True
Position: 0
Default value: None
Accept pipeline input: True (ByValue)
Accept wildcard characters: False

-Id

Specifies the Id of an existing device.

Type: Guid[]
Parameter Sets: Id
Aliases:

Required: True
Position: 0
Default value: None
Accept pipeline input: True (ByPropertyName)
Accept wildcard characters: False

-MaxResults

Specifies the maximum number of matching devices to return. On a very large XProtect VMS, setting a reasonable number may result in better performance. The default value is [int]::MaxValue or 2147483647.

Type: Int32
Parameter Sets: QueryItems
Aliases:

Required: False
Position: 5
Default value: 2147483647
Accept pipeline input: False
Accept wildcard characters: False

-Name

Specifies all, or part of a device name which is used with the Comparison parameter to filter the results of the request.

Type: String
Parameter Sets: QueryItems, Hardware
Aliases:

Required: False
Position: 0
Default value: None
Accept pipeline input: False
Accept wildcard characters: False

CommonParameters

This cmdlet supports the common parameters: -Debug, -ErrorAction, -ErrorVariable, -InformationAction, -InformationVariable, -OutVariable, -OutBuffer, -PipelineVariable, -Verbose, -WarningAction, and -WarningVariable. For more information, see about_CommonParameters.

INPUTS

VideoOS.Platform.ConfigurationItems.Hardware[]

System.Guid[]

OUTPUTS

VideoOS.Platform.ConfigurationItems.InputEvent

NOTES