Guest Post: Finding your way in the PowerCLI Community

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Posted by Luc Dekens PowerCLI Community Member Introduction The VMTN PowerCLI Community is a vast repository of PowerCLI scripts and snippets. At the time of writing this post, there were nearly 5000 threads and more than 80 documents posted. With so many threads present, it happens quite often that users ask a question that was Read more...

PowerCLI first steps with LucD

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Many of you have probably had a communities post answered by LucD… I know I have! He it the most active PowerCLI member and one of the most respected vExperts and PowerShell/PowerCLI users in the community.  Luc has presented at many VMworld sessions and VMUGS alike, he has a great blog with some great posts Read more...

PowerCLI at Partner Exchange

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Alan Renouf – Sr. Technical Marketing Architect With Partner Exchange (PEX) just around the corner from Feb 11th to Feb 16th I wanted to share the PowerCLI sessions with you, there are a couple of great sessions related to PowerCLI this year as you can see from the below information. As well as these sessions Read more...

Checking the Pay-As-You-Go MHz Issue

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Whilst sitting in a vCD Deep Dive presentation by Aidan Dalgliesh and David Hill last week at the London VMUG they explained an issue which has been reported on multiple occasions, they have seen this more than once on customer deployments and the issue had been reported on the internet both by Massimo Re Ferre Read more...

PowerCLI 5.0.1 vCloud Director Basic Usage

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In the recent release of PowerCLI 5.0.1 we introduced a new PowerShell snapin which allows you to work with VMware vCloud Director, to help you get started with these cmdlets and show some basic examples we have recorded the below video. In this video we will show you how to connect to your vCloud Director Read more...

PowerCLI 5.0.1 Released with vCloud Director Automation

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Today PowerCLI 5.0.1 has been released. Normally with a .0.1 release you will see small bug fixes and performance increases. This is the case with this release, there are indeed bug fixes and performance increases but there is also something very exciting… PowerShell Cmdlets for managing VMware’s cloud solution – VMware vCloud Director. The latest Read more...

Community PowerCLI Scripts Week 51

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As Christmas is approaching at the moment it reminds me of good will and helping others, something the PowerCLI community knows all about.  I constantly see people helping each other, writing scripts, sharing tips or just meeting up to talk about PowerShell and PowerCLI.  Sometimes scripts are even written by multiple people with the same Read more...

Community PowerCLI Scripts Week 50

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Week on week I see some great scripts coming from the PowerCLI community, I thought it would be a great idea to share the top 5 scripts (in my opinion) and ensure PowerCLI users are aware of these great scripts. Lucd.Info – vSphere 5 Top 10 – HA A collection of great scripts which show Read more...

Podcast: What’s new in PowerCLI 5.0

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If you have a commute to work or just want to keep up to date with what’s going on in the world of PowerShell there is no better way than to listen to PowerShell based podcasts, there are two great podcasts available at this point in time which focus on PowerShell and often include great Read more...