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PowerCLI Cookbook by Philip Sellers

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Setting up folders to organize objects in vCenter

vSphere folders are flexible containers with other vSphere objects inside. Folder objects in vSphere are meant to be a logical organizational structure for objects that are not tied to physical resources. This means that VM objects from different clusters or even different datacenters can be logically grouped together. The same applies to port groups, switches, or datastores.

This is important as you begin to look at delegating access from VMs to operators, developers, and other users in the organization, so that you can group together all of the VMs that a user needs to access. Folders also help administrators to easily locate objects and report on objects for a particular business unit or group ...

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