Example: Viewing the output after executing a script

Getting (re)Started with PowerActions

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The vSphere HTML5 Web Client Fling version 5 has been released and there is a much-awaited surprise: PowerActions is back! PowerActions is the easiest way to run PowerCLI commands and scripts directly from the vSphere Client. Its first appearance was at VMworld in 2013! It was then introduced in 2014 with a PowerCLI Console and Read more...
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New Release: PowerCLI Preview for VMware Cloud on AWS

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It’s a big week for PowerCLI! We’re closing out 2018 with several new releases. The new PowerShell DSC Resources for VMware came out last week. PowerCLI 11.1.0 was released earlier today. Now, we also have a brand-new Fling to help bridge the gap between the low-level cmdlets already available and the high-level cmdlets that are Read more...

Introducing Code Capture

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I am extremely excited to announce a new feature that’s been added to the vSphere HTML5 Web Client Fling. This new feature is called Code Capture. While the name might not sound familiar, hopefully you’re already acquainted with its predecessor – Onyx, which is currently the most requested feature on the PowerCLI Feature Requests site! Read more...

New Release: PowerCLI Preview for VMware NSX-T Fling

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A new Fling has been released for PowerCLI! The PowerCLI Preview for NSX-T Fling adds 280 high-level cmdlets which operate alongside the existing NSX-T PowerCLI module. What do I mean by ‘high-level’ cmdlets? There are generally two forms of cmdlets available through PowerCLI, high-level and low-level. High-level cmdlets abstract the underlying API calls and provide Read more...

PowerCLI Core Fling – Available For Download!

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I am extremely excited to announce that the PowerCLI Core Fling has been released and is available for download! Before getting to the download link, let’s cover a couple things first. This release is based on, and requires, Microsoft PowerShell Core and .NET core. If you do not already have it installed, see the accompanied Read more...

PowerCLI Core Coming to a Fling Near You!

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One of my favorite announcements at VMworld happened to be about PowerCLI, of course! The big announcement was about its future availability on multiple platforms, including Linux and Mac OS X. This functionality has been one of the biggest requests the PowerCLI team has received over the years and it is extremely exciting that it’s Read more...

Using VMware Instant Clone via PowerCLI Extensions Fling

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In the last post I anounced the new PowerCLI Extensions fling, which allows admins to leverage the Instant Clone abilities found in vSphere 6. Today I’m going to walk you through how to use it. Prerequisites To be able to fully leverage PowerCLI Extensions, you will need to meet the following requirements Read more...