VMware PowerCLI to Patch Non-Clustered or Standalone Hosts with Graceful VM Shutdown

I was working with a client recently and we were examining how to patch standalone hosts within their environment.  They currently leverage VMware Update Manager for this process today in their clusters but when it comes to standalone hosts in their remote locations, VUM didn’t cut it.  VUM can easily stage and remediate against baselines […]

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VMware PowerCLI Install and Update

I had a colleague recently ask me if I could help him setup PowerCLI on his laptop.  It dawned on me that instructions such as this would be beneficial to document for new users to PowerCLI.  At its simplest, PowerCLI is a module for Windows PowerShell which allows you to interface and manage VMware vSphere.  […]

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