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VMware vSphere PowerCLI Reference: Automating vSphere Administration
     

VMware vSphere PowerCLI Reference: Automating vSphere Administration

by Luc Dekens, Alan Renouf, Glenn Sizemore, Arnim van Lieshout, Jonathan Medd
 

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VMware vSphere PowerCLI is a must-have tool for any administrator managing VMware vSphere in a Windows environment. Having to repeat vSphere administrative tasks can be time consuming and error-prone, but PowerCLI—created specifically for Windows environments—allows VMware administrators to automate tasks. Written to the latest PowerCLI, this handy guide

Overview

VMware vSphere PowerCLI is a must-have tool for any administrator managing VMware vSphere in a Windows environment. Having to repeat vSphere administrative tasks can be time consuming and error-prone, but PowerCLI—created specifically for Windows environments—allows VMware administrators to automate tasks. Written to the latest PowerCLI, this handy guide shows you step by step how to use the PowerCLI cmdlets for daily administration procedures and frequently performed tasks for VMware vSphere X. The reference is organized by vSphere tasks, providing a practical approach to accessing the information you need while you are on the job. Supported by real world examples and no-nonsense instruction, coverage includes installation, configuration, and management of a vSphere environment, management of the virtual machine life-cycle, security, and monitoring and reporting.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781118084656
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
03/25/2011
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
768
File size:
9 MB

Meet the Author

About the authors:

Luc Dekens is a VMware vExpert and PowerShell MVP who has worked with operating systems for more than 20 years. Luc focuses on virtualization, particularly platforms produced by VMware, and blogs about PowerCLI and the vSphere SDK at www.lucd.info. Jonathan Medd VMware vExpert and PowerShell MVP has been automating virtualization products for a number of years. He shares his automation knowledge at www.jonathanmedd.net. Glenn Sizemore VMware vExpert, started scripting early in his IT career, adopting PowerShell early on and conquering it when VMware PowerCLI first shipped. He shares scripts and automation techniques on his blog at www.Get-Admin.com. Brian Graf has worked in IT for more than 15 years and recently has focused mainly on virtualization and automation. Brian is a vExpert and is currently VCAP5-DCA and DCD certified. Brian graduated with a Masters of Information Systems from the University of Utah. You can follow Brian on twitter at https://twitter.com/vBrianGraf or on his blog at http://www.vtagion.com. Andrew Sullivan has worked in the information technology industry for nearly 15 years, with a rich history of database development and administration, DevOps experience, virtualization and storage architecture, and automation evangelism. He is the co-host of the NetApp Tech ONTAP podcast and is a regular presenter at VMUG's, Docker Meetups, and other community events. Matt Boren, vExpert, co-started the http://vNugglets.com blog, focused mainly on virtualization PowerShell automation. Follow Matt on Twitter at @mtboren.

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