New Release – DSC Resources for VMware 2.1

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There has been a flurry of activity on a particular GitHub repository over the past couple months and we are now extremely excited to be releasing version 2.1 of the Desired State Configuration (DSC) Resources for VMware. While it might be minor in version number, it is major in terms of features and functionality. This Read more...
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...

New Release: PowerCLI 11.2.0

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The first release of 2019 is here! Today marks the release of PowerCLI 11.2.0 and it is an exciting one. PowerCLI now has 21 modules, to ensure you can automate roughly any VMware product. We’re adding new, and more secure, methods to authenticate. There are also improvements to existing cmdlets so you can use the Read more...

New Release: PowerCLI 11.0.0

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PowerCLI has been moving at quite the rapid pace over the last 2 years. In 2018, we’ve been releasing roughly every other month to make sure we get the latest features, performance improvements, and updates available as quickly as possible. Well, it’s been two months and we’re not going to break this trend. Today, we Read more...

New Release: VMware PowerCLI 10.0.0

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We are only two months in to 2018, but it has already been pretty exciting from an automation standpoint. Let’s review some of the big news. Microsoft open-sourced and released PowerShell 6.0. They also made it available on a number of operating systems, from Windows to Linux to Mac OS. Then, PowerCLI hit 2,000,000 downloads Read more...

New Release: PowerCLI 6.5.1

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It’s PowerCLI release day and this is a significant one! This new release of PowerCLI is versioned at 6.5.1 rather than what you probably expected which would be 6.5 R2 (following on from our last release). We have made this change in order to fall in line with the best practices for being used in Read more...

Welcome a new face to the team

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  You are about to see new and exciting blog posts arrive from a fresh face on the team.  Please do join me in welcoming the new Technical Marketing expert on all things PowerCLI – Kyle Ruddy. Kyle works as part of our Technical Marketing team, being responsible for vSphere Operations Management and will also Read more...

What’s New in PowerCLI 6.0 Webcast

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Join our webcast Tuesday, July 7th at 9AM PST to see what’s new in PowerCLI 6.0 R1 and why this matters to you!  Registration is free, just click on the following link to register: https://vmware.webex.com/vmware/onstage/g.php?d=925268304&t=a ***UPDATE*** A recording of this webcast is available here: Play recording (45 min 13 sec)   Read more...

PowerCLI 6.0 R1 Is Now Generally Available

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  I am pleased to announce that vSphere PowerCLI 6.0 Release 1 is now Generally Available to the public. With this comes many great new features and functionality. One of the great things that I love about PowerCLI is that although we are product-feature driven, we are also very much customer driven. Each new release tends to Read more...