VMware PowerCLI Automation for vSphere Administrators

Learn how to automate your VMware virtual infrastructure with PowerCLI
VMware PowerCLI Automation for vSphere Administrators
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4.02 GB
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6h 9m



Fettah Ben


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VMware PowerCLI Automation for vSphere Administrators

What you’ll learn

Basic concepts of PowerShell.
Save time and effort by automating your VMware tasks
PowerCLI Installation and Configuration.
Add, Configure and manage ESXI Hosts, Datacenter and Clusters.
Create and Manage virtual machines, templates, clones, and snapshots.
How to track CPUs, memory, datastores, virtual disks, networks, and systems
How to produce performance reports over any regular or custom period
How to create on-demand reports to troubleshoot emerging problems
Generate and Export detailed Environment reports.

VMware PowerCLI Automation for vSphere Administrators


You will need a computer with VMware PowerCLI installed.
Basic understanding of VMware vSphere


Are you a vSphere Administrator looking to supercharge your virtual infrastructure management skills? This comprehensive course is designed just for you. Whether you’re new to VMware PowerCLI or want to take your automation game to the next level, this course has you covered.Welcome to VMware PowerCLI Automation for vSphere Administrators. This comprehensive course is designed to teach you the essential skills needed to automate VMware virtual infrastructure using PowerCLI. You will learn how to use PowerCLI to manage vSphere environments and automate routine tasks, such as creating virtual machines, managing storage, and managing network configurations. This course is suitable for administrators, engineers, and system administrators who are looking to increase their knowledge and productivity by automating their virtual infrastructure.Key Course Features:Over 6 hours of video contentStep-by-step lessons on using PowerCLI to automate virtual infrastructureIn-depth explanations of the PowerCLI cmdlets and scripting conceptsReal-world examples and use casesHands-on exercises and challenges to reinforce your learningWhat You’ll Learn:Master VMware PowerCLI scripting techniques.Automate routine vSphere tasks and save time.Optimize virtual infrastructure management and troubleshooting.Create custom automation scripts tailored to your needs.Real-world examples and hands-on labs.Testimonial 1:”This course is a must-take for any VMware administrator who wants to learn how to automate their environment with PowerCLI. The instructor does a great job of explaining the concepts and providing real-world examples.” – Brandon Wyatt, VMware AdministratorTestimonial 2:”I’ve been using VMware for years, but I never had the time to learn PowerCLI. This course was the perfect way to get up to speed quickly. The instructor is very knowledgeable and the course is well-paced.” – Jane Smith, VMware AdministratorBy the end of this course, you will be able to use PowerCLI to automate your virtual infrastructure, saving you time and increasing your efficiency. With its comprehensive content, real-world examples, and hands-on exercises, this course is the perfect starting point for anyone looking to master VMware PowerCLI.Join this course today and become a VMware PowerCLI automation expert!Money-Back Guarantee: We’re confident you’ll love this course, but if you’re not satisfied, we offer a 30-day money-back guarantee. No questions asked.Take control of your vSphere environment with VMware PowerCLI. Enroll now and start automating your way to efficiency!


Section 1: Introduction

Lecture 1 Introduction

Lecture 2 What is PowerCLI used for?

Lecture 3 What is VMware PowerCLI?

Lecture 4 Your Feedback is Important

Section 2: PowerShell Basics

Lecture 5 Introduction to Windows Powershell 5.1 & PowerShell 7 (Installation)

Lecture 6 PowerShell Command Syntax

Lecture 7 Run PowerShell Cmdlet Examples

Lecture 8 PowerShell Parameter and Argument

Lecture 9 Optional and Mandatory Parameters

Lecture 10 PowerShell Wildcards

Lecture 11 PowerShell Pipeline

Section 3: VMware PowerCLI installation

Lecture 12 PowerCLI Offline Installation

Lecture 13 Install Vmware PowerCLi Through PowerShell

Lecture 14 Welcome to Vmware PowerCLI

Lecture 15 VMware PowerCLI Help and Community

Lecture 16 VMware vSphere Home Lab Setup

Section 4: Connecting and Disconnecting to ESXI Host

Lecture 17 Connecting and Disconnecting to ESXi Server

Lecture 18 PowerCLI Certificate Configuration

Section 5: Managing Virtual Machines VMs

Lecture 19 Get-VM: Retrieves The Virtual Machines

Lecture 20 Find the Right PowerCLI Command

Lecture 21 Creates and Customize a New Virtual Machine

Lecture 22 Start, Stop and Remove Virtual Machines

Section 6: Manage Datacenters and Clusters

Lecture 23 Connect to Multiple ESXi Hosts

Lecture 24 Connect to vCenter Server

Lecture 25 Create and Manage Datacenters

Lecture 26 Set Datacenter

Lecture 27 Create and Manage Cluster

Lecture 28 Manage The DRS and The HA of Cluster

Lecture 29 Remove Cluster

Section 7: Configure and Manager ESXI Hosts

Lecture 30 Add Host To Be Managed By a vCenter Server

Lecture 31 Remove VMHost from vCenter Server

Lecture 32 Move Host from Datacenter to Another Datacenter

Lecture 33 Start, Stop and Suspend Host

Lecture 34 Configure and Manage ESXI Host

Section 8: Create and Manage Virtual Machines From vCenter Server

Lecture 35 Get Virtual Machines By Host

Lecture 36 Create VM Resource Pool and Datastore

Lecture 37 Move Host from Cluster to Cluster

Lecture 38 Create Virtual Machine By Cluster

Lecture 39 Manage The VM Operation System

Lecture 40 Open-VMConsoleWindow Opens The Virtual Machine’s Console

Lecture 41 Configures Resource Allocation Between The Virtual Machines

Section 9: PowerCLI Template and Snapshot

Lecture 42 Create New VM Template

Lecture 43 Convert Template to Virtual Machine

Lecture 44 Create New VM From a Template

Lecture 45 Create New Snapshot

Lecture 46 Set The Snapshot

Lecture 47 Remove Snapshot

Section 10: PowerCLI Resouce Pool and vApp

Lecture 48 Create and Manage Resource Pool

Lecture 49 Create and Manage vApp

Section 11: PowerCLI Virtual Switches

Lecture 50 Get Virtual Switches Associated with VMs and Hosts

Lecture 51 Create and Configure Virtual Switch

Lecture 52 Modifies the Properties of the Specified Virtual Switch

Section 12: PowerCLI Virtual Distributed Switches

Lecture 53 Create and Configure Virtual Distributed Switch

Lecture 54 Set and Manage Virtual Distributed Switches

Lecture 55 Connect ESXI Host to Virtual Distributed Switch

Lecture 56 Discover All PowerCLI Commands

Section 13: Creating Reports with PowerCLI

Lecture 57 Creating VMs Sorting Reports by Name

Lecture 58 Customize the VMs Reported Data

Lecture 59 Creating ESXI Hosts Table Reports

Lecture 60 Get Multiple Reports (Datacenter, Switches, Storage…)

Lecture 61 All PowerCLI Report Commands

Lecture 62 Filter the Report Data

Lecture 63 Conditionally Filter Report Data

Lecture 64 Customize the Name of the Data Reported

Section 14: Export PowerCLI vCenter Reports

Lecture 65 Exporting Data Report to CSV File

Lecture 66 Exporting Data Report to TXT and XML Files

Lecture 67 Exporting Combined Data Report

Section 15: Conclusion

Lecture 68 Free PDF

Lecture 69 Bonus Lecture

This course is designed for VMware administrators who have a basic understanding of VMware vSphere.

Course Information:

Udemy | English | 6h 9m | 4.02 GB
Created by: Fettah Ben

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