Using PowerCLI to Configure Hosts

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We’re continuing the video series on learning PowerCLI tips and tricks. Previously, we’ve focused on an introduction, creating reports, and handling the VM lifecycle. We will now be focusing on the host configuration process. This is one of those processes that admins may not do on an everyday basis, but is a huge time saver Read more...

New PowerCLI Based Training Course!

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It’s been a while since a new PowerCLI related course has been released by VMware Education, but they heard the requests and have released a new 5-day course! The course is titled “Data Center Automation with vRealize Orchestrator and vSphere PowerCLI” and will take experienced vSphere administrators down the path of automating their day to Read more...

Blogger Talk Show–Pilot Episode on PowerCLI

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Here at VMware we are always trying to make sure we give you the information you need in a way that you can best consume it. With this in mind, a little while ago I was asked to take part in a pilot for a new talk show VMware is looking to gain feedback on, Read more...

Free PowerCLI Training (or a test lab) now available

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You still haven’t learned PowerCLI?  What are you waiting for? Now, you have no excuse, recently we split out the PowerCLI content into its own lab to allow you to get started with PowerCLI for FREE! The PowerCLI lab contains a step by step course on PowerCLI enabling you to go from a beginner all Read more...

Managing the Virtual Machine Lifecycle with PowerCLI

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  Following the last videos showing an introduction to PowerCLI and Reporting in PowerCLI there is now a new video that takes you through managing the virtual machine lifecycle with PowerCLI, these videos are a fantastic, quick way to learn PowerCLI tips and tricks. Administrators are no longer responsible for managing single digit servers, they Read more...

Onyx For The Web Client (vSphere 6.0 U1) – Now Available

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Everyone cheered when we released an updated Onyx fling that allowed users to finally record their actions in the vSphere Web Client. (you can read about what Onyx for the Web Client is, and how to install it here: https://blogs.vmware.com/PowerCLI/2015/07/new-fling-onyx-web-client.html). Read more...

New PowerCLI Example Scripts Github Repository is now Live!

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Code is everywhere, and I’m sure there are duplicates of code that we’ve posted on the blog or personally, strewn throughout the interwebs. The idea behind opening this repo is to have a location where we can paste code, functions, and modules from the blog posts as well as anything else cool we come up Read more...

PowerCLI 6.0 Release 2 is Now Generally Available

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It is once again our pleasure to introduce the next version of PowerCLI and all of the features and enhancements that come along with it.   I am pleased to announce that PowerCLI 6.0 R2 is now Generally Available to the public. This release is full of enhancements, improvements, and additional product extensiblity. I urge Read more...