vCloud Air On-Demand PowerCLI Evaluation Module

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It is our pleasure to announce the evaluation of PowerCLI for vCloud Air On-Demand, this is an updated module which replaces your current PowerCLI 6.0 vCloud Air module and enables you to make a connection to the On-Demand portion of vCloud Air and use all other automation cmdlets to work with vCloud Air. Whether it Read more...

PowerCLI For Tenants Merges into PowerCLI 6.0 R1 Installer

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    It’s a great day in PowerCLI! As of PowerCLI 6.0 R1, we have merged the PowerCLI for Tenants installer into the core PowerCLI installer. Now customers only need to download a single installer for all PowerCLI use-cases. When installing PowerCLI you will be prompted to choose which ‘Features’ you would like to install. Read more...

New Release: VMware vSphere PowerCLI 5.8 Release 1

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I am pleased to announce that vSphere PowerCLI 5.8 R1 is now Generally Available to the public. With this comes new features and extensibility into Storage policy based management, Easily deploy OVF/OVA files with new configuration options, Support for newer versions of vCloud Director (vCD), vCloud Air, Site Recovery Manager (SRM), and more! Below is Read more...

Version 2.0: vCAC Prereq Automation Script

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  There have been a lot of downloads of my initial vCAC Prereq Automation script that I released in December 2013. I had written that specifically for Server 2008 and as some of you found out, it didn’t work for Server 2012. Although there was only a slight modification needed, many were unsure of what Read more...

Retrieving vCloud Director VM Hard Disk size

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I was asked recently if we were able to retrieve the disk space of a VM in vCloud Director through PowerCLI, on checking this I found that it is not currently part of the CIVM object and also there is currently no Get-HardDisk cmdlet equivalent like in the vSphere snapin. After looking through the REST Read more...

PowerCLI 5.1 Release 2 Now Available

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PowerCLI 5.1 Release 2 has now been released and can be downloaded here.  As always you will find some great new features, bug fixes and enhancements which make PowerCLI even better than before… I know its hard to believe but its true. VDS Cmdlets Whenever I would ask the question at VMUG’s or VMWorld, “What Read more...

PowerCLI 5.1 and the future

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Recently I have had some questions from people using PowerCLI, these are mainly related to confusion around the 5.1 release of VMware products and the way that PowerCLI works so I wanted to use this blog post to answer some of these questions but also to confirm that the future for PowerCLI is bright. Q.  Read more...

PowerCLI 5.1 now available

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PowerCLI 5.1 is now generally available, as a reminder, in the previous post we gave you an update of what was new.  You can view that post here. You can view the official PowerCLI release documentation here or the documentation for the Tenant snapin here. From now on you will see two download links for Read more...