Category: Automation

Basic PowerCLI Scripting for VMware vSphere

Previously, we looked at PowerCLI – what it is, how to install it, and integrating into Windows Powershell ISE. Now, let’s take a look at basic scripting including connecting, PowerCLI commandlets, as well as looping. Basic PowerCLI scripting Let’s take a look at a few basic PowerCLI commandlets to see how easy it is to […]

Posted on April 17, 2017 by

Introduction to VMware vSphere Automation with PowerCLI

PowerCLI is one of the most powerful means to automate the installation, VM provisioning, changes, and really any aspect of VMware vSphere. Anytime we can automate tasks that are performed frequently or at a certain interval, we are using our time as administrators much more efficiently. Let’s take a look at what PowerCLI is as […]

Posted on April 10, 2017 by

How to Create a Hyper-V VM using PowerShell

One of the powerful built-in features of Hyper-V is being able to utilize PowerShell for its management operations. Among the many things that we can do with PowerShell in Hyper-V is create virtual machines. The possibilities for automation and quick provisioning are endless. Let’s take a look at a few examples of how to create […]

Posted on March 27, 2017 by