New PowerCLI Resource: PowerCLI Cookbook by Philip Sellers

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All of you PowerCLI users, listen up. If you haven’t seen on Twitter already, a new PowerCLI book was released on March 25, 2015. I’ve had several individuals reach out to me directly and ask about this new cookbook, which appears to be a very good compliment to some of the other books already published. Read more...

Renamed Cmdlets in PowerCLI 6

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  One of the many enhancements found in PowerCLI 6 R1 is that several cmdlets were renamed. This was done in an effort to better align with Microsoft’s cmdlet naming standard and to be consistent across products. This will also help individuals learn the PowerShell and cmdlet names faster because of the consistency. So, what Read more...

Get-View Part 1: Introduction to Get-View

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I’ve had several people ask to understand more about Get-View. I will be doing several blog posts on this topic to hopefully help educate on what Get-View is and why it’s useful. Part 1: Introduction Part 2: Extension Data Part 3: Performance Impact ***Note: Get-view is a more advanced feature of PowerCLI. Administrators are able Read more...

Going to PEX? Let’s meet up!

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Are you headed to VMware Partner Exchange next week? I will be leading a session on Thursday: Automation Tips and Tricks To Achieve Results Faster – CPV4258 2/5/15 (Thursday) 9:00 AM – Moscone West, Room 2008 There are still a few Read more...

PowerCLI 5.8r1 Reference Poster Now Available!

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*10/30/2014 – v2 has been published and is available at the download links below Back by popular demand! For all of you poster lovers out there, we have been getting so many people asking us if there would be a new version of the PowerCLI 5.1 poster that we went ahead and created an updated Read more...

New Book: Learning PowerCLI

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Everyone I meet sees the time that PowerCLI can save you by automating your day to day tasks, easily creating reports, troubleshooting your environment and much more but to use PowerCLI you first need to take the time to learn it, this can be achieved in a variety of methods but still the most popular Read more...