Tag: PowerCLI

Getting Started with the VMware Cloud on AWS Module

Getting Started with the VMware Cloud on AWS Module

This post was originally published on this site —VMware Cloud on AWS is a new on-demand service that enables you to run applications across vSphere-based environments plus access to a broad range of AWS services. PowerCLI already helps to automate your VMware Cloud on AWS tasks! This includes tasks such as creating SDDCs, adding or removing ESXi hosts, managing firewall rules, and so forth. The VMware Cloud on AWS (VMC) module was released as a low-level, API access only, module and will feature the following cmdlets: Connect-VMC Disconnect-VMC Get-VmcService Let’s Read more […]

PowerCLI Beta

PowerCLI Beta

This post was originally published on this site —The PowerCLI Beta containing support for MacOS and Linux is LIVE! How to participate: Log in to the VMware Community and read this first! Join the Community discussions in the beta forum Join us on VMware {Code} Slack in the #PowerCLI channel! That’s it for now! Happy Automating! Jake The post PowerCLI Beta appeared first on VMware PowerCLI Blog. Read more […]

Windows Defender reports false positive for PowerShell Modules

Windows Defender reports false positive for PowerShell Modules

This post was originally published on this site —Over the weekend, Microsoft released a Windows Defender signature file that falsely reports many PowerShell modules, including PowerCLI as containing a virus. This is a FALSE POSITIVE widely affecting the PowerShell community. https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/40fa56dd-b73f-456a-9d97-cdb4500bc7ed/latest-updates-indicated-peasectoa-infection-?forum=WindowsDefenderATPPreview There is no official statement from Microsoft yet, but the PowerCLI community on VMware {Code} has been working Read more […]

PowerCLI Offline Installation Walkthrough

PowerCLI Offline Installation Walkthrough

This post was originally published on this site —Can you believe it? PowerCLI is closing in on a year of being in the PowerShell Gallery! We’re up to 20 different modules and, wait for it, over 2,000,000 downloads of those modules! As exciting as that is, there’s still quite a few questions on how to install PowerCLI to systems that do not have internet access. We’re going to take a much closer look at that with this post. Preparing the Offline System First things first, we need to uninstall any prior instance of PowerCLI that Read more […]

Powershell Core 6.0 Released

Powershell Core 6.0 Released

This post was originally published on this site —It’s an exciting time for infrastructure automation! PowerShell Core 6.0 enables us to use the same amazing automation framework on Mac and Linux, opening the door for many more automation opportunities in your infrastructure. I want to personally congratulate everyone at Microsoft and the PowerShell community that made this dream a reality. The amount of effort that went into this was truly amazing and we’re excited to be a part of it! For over ten years, the PowerCLI team has been iterating Read more […]

VMware Tools Community Module Introduction

VMware Tools Community Module Introduction

This post was originally published on this site —VMware Tools is a collection of in-guest drivers and agents that optimize performance and increase the manageability for VMs within vSphere environments. Guess what, PowerCLI provides a way to automate the management of the VMware Tools lifecycle! Even better, a new module was recently entered into the PowerCLI Community Repository to help make those management tasks even easier than before! The module includes a collection of over 10 different advanced functions! These include the following: Get-VMByToolsInfo Retrieves Read more […]

Getting Started with the PowerCLI Module for VMware NSX-T

Getting Started with the PowerCLI Module for VMware NSX-T

This post was originally published on this site —PowerCLI 6.5.3 was released a few short weeks ago and one of the biggest additions was the module to manage VMware NSX-T! This version of NSX provides network virtualization to not only VMware environments, but also multi-cloud and multi-hypervisor environments too. Before diving into the module itself, there are a couple things we should cover first. This module was released as a low-level, API access only, module. That means the module comes with the following cmdlets: Connect-NsxtServer, Disconnect-NsxtServer, Read more […]

New Release: VMware PowerCLI 6.5.4

New Release: VMware PowerCLI 6.5.4

This post was originally published on this site —It feels just like yesterday that we released PowerCLI 6.5.3. Shockingly, it was less than a month ago when we released the brand-new module to help manage and automate your NSX-T environments. Yet, we’re back with another brand-new module to manage VMware Cloud on AWS environments as well as a bunch of new and updated storage cmdlets too! PowerCLI 6.5.4 features the following: New module for VMware Cloud on AWS functionality 14 new cmdlets added to the Storage module Several cmdlets have Read more […]

New Release: PowerCLI 6.5.3

New Release: PowerCLI 6.5.3

This post was originally published on this site —I’m excited to announce that it’s release day yet again! We have a great new update for you with PowerCLI 6.5.3! Just a few short months ago, two to be exact, the last version of PowerCLI was released. That release introduced a new parameter, some new content library functionality for ISOs, and even new support for certain features. PowerCLI 6.5.3 comes packed with the following: New module for NSX-T functionality Addition of a ‘Create’ method when using ‘Get-*Service’ Read more […]

PowerCLI Support Breakdown

PowerCLI Support Breakdown

This post was originally published on this site —Is PowerCLI supported by VMware? Can support requests be opened about PowerCLI through MyVMware? Questions like these keep coming up at VMUG meetings and customer meetings. This shouldn’t be a secret! The 18 modules that are available for with the current release of PowerCLI 6.5.2 are covered under VMware’s Basic Support and Production Support scope. With that said, there are some areas in need of clarification. The coverage areas are around the installation process and cmdlet failures. Read more […]