New Release – PowerCLI 12

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This week has been full of announcements, releases, and so much other excitement. We can’t help but join in with a release of our own in the form of PowerCLI 12.0.0! This new release comes complete with a massive amount of new functionality, support for newly released products, and some performance improvements too. PowerCLI 12.0.0 Read more...

New Release: VMware PowerCLI 6.5.2

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The past couple releases have introduced some new and exciting modernizations for PowerCLI. We’ve moved from Snapins to Modules, leaving behind registry settings and the need for an installer and making packaging much easier. We then introduced you to PowerCLI installation through the Microsoft PowerShell Gallery, making installation and updates a single command. All of Read more...

Spotlight on the Move-VM Cmdlet including PowerCLI 6.5 Enhancements

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VMware PowerCLI 6.5’s release introduced a lot of new cmdlets and improvements to existing cmdlets. One of my favorite improved cmdlets has to be Move-VM. Move-VM was already a very versatile cmdlet before this new release. It could be used to move a VM between hosts, datastores, resource pools, clusters, to new folders, to a Read more...

New Release: PowerCLI 6.5 R1

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There’s been a lot of buzz around PowerCLI lately, and we’re keeping it going! It gives me great pleasure to announce the general availability of VMware PowerCLI 6.5 Release 1! Before diving in on all the new features, it’s worth noting that these features are all created based on feedback taken directly from the users. 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...

New release: PowerCLI 6.3 R1–Download it today!

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It is my pleasure to inform you that vSphere PowerCLI 6.3 Release 1 has now been released and as usual we have some great features to ensure you are able to automate even more features and in this release, faster than ever!  As always we take feature requests directly from customers, through feedback at conferences, Read more...

EVC with PowerCLI 5.5 R2–Part 2

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In this previous post we talked about one of the great new features introduced in PowerCLI 5.5 R2 for configuring EVC, in this post we will continue to show how we can make configuring and using EVC easier with PowerCLI. Compatibility checks While configuring EVC on a cluster you will probably need to perform some Read more...

New Release: vSphere PowerCLI 5.5 R2

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I am pleased to announce that vSphere PowerCLI 5.5 R2 has now been released and has some great new features.  In this release we take PowerCLI one step further and allow even more troubleshooting, reporting and automation of vCloud Suite products by introducing easy access to vCenter Site Recovery Manager (SRM) APIs through the core 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...

Introduction to PowerCLI

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Here at VMware we still get questions from people who are starting out with PowerCLI, To make sure everyone is aware of the power that is available to system administrators in PowerCLI we wanted to create the below introduction which answers some of the frequent questions we receive when people start out on their journey Read more...