If you don’t already work every day in command line in the Information Technology world, I’d recommend you start…. if only to use this tool. This tool removes some of the time consuming clicks required in the GUI — not to say it is at all hard in the GUI, but when you are dealing with hundreds of machines at a given time, you will learn more about what I mean over time.
Run the following:
Install-Module -Name vmware.powercli -Scope AllUsers
You may also use CurrentUser for the scope if you’d prefer.
And then of course to use it:
Now get comfy and start researching. The capabilities with existing knowledge of Powershell scripting…. possibilities are endless.