Saving a virtual machine is similar to hibernating a physical computer. All you need to do is use Save-VM PowerShell cmdlet to hibernate VMs as explained in the commands below:
- Save-VM -Name SQLVM
- Get-VM -Name SQL* | Save-VM
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