Questions tagged [powercli]

PowerCLI is the name of a collection of Powershell modules used to manage VMWare environments.

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What are the necessary Privileges to connect via PowerCLI to a VCenter?

First off: Using an Administrator account works, but it is not desired. We have a VM which needs to be reset once a week. We added a ScheduledTask to the VCenter Instance which runs these three lines:...
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Disconnect NIC on powered off VM

I'm using ESXi 6.0 and PowerCLI. I've created a clone of a production VM: $Source_VM = Get-VM -Name "MyProductionServer" $Target_VMHost = Get-VMHost -VM $Source_VM $Cloned_VM = (New-VM -Name "...
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Creating a Stand-alone VM using powerCLI

The question is simple, is it possible to create a stand-alone VM without requiring vSphere. Not able to find anything in regards. The reason being I intend to automate an AD DNS server and create ...
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How to install PowerCLI permanently on a computer with no internet

I downloaded the PowerCLI from VMware's website. https://my.vmware.com/web/vmware/details?downloadGroup=PCLI650R1&productId=614 Once downloaded their is an executable PowerCLI.exe. If I run ...
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PowerCLI Get VMs those fit some conditions

I'm trying to get our some Linux distros from vCenter by using PowerCLI. But I don't want to get Appliance VMs. So I have 2 different successful PowerCLI scripts those can find these machines. I want ...