Over 75 step-by-step recipes to put PowerCLI into action for efficient administration of your virtual environment
PowerCLI allows faster administration by executing tasks on groups of objects in the virtual environment and is flexible enough to allow complex, scripted routines to solve complex problems.
PowerCLI Cookbook illustrates the ease of performing repetitive tasks using native PowerCLI commands to speed up administration. This book teaches you how to create custom functions and modules to solve specific problems and deploy these solutions to operators. It covers all vSphere administration areas including host, cluster, and virtual machine management utilizing PowerCLI.
Finally, this book will enable administrators to execute scripts that will open new possibilities for automation and also enable them to manage VM workloads effectively.
What You Will Learn
Configure and administer VMware ESXi hosts, clusters, and vCenter
Manage virtual machine configurations and operations
Administer datastores, datastore clusters, and virtual machine snapshots
Create and configure virtual networking in a vSphere environment
Manage cluster features and affinity groups
Make custom reports and notifications from vSphere
Direct operations in vCloud Director
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