Chapter 15. Reporting with PowerCLI
Creating reports is the task that most new PowerCLI users start with. If your boss wants a report of all the new virtual machines created last month or a list of all the datastores that are over 90 percent full, PowerCLI will make it easy for you to create such a report and save it as a CSV or HTML file. In this chapter, you will learn some techniques to create reports.
The following topics are covered in this chapter:
- Retrieving log files
- Creating log bundles
- Performance reporting
- Exporting reports to CSV files
- Generating HTML reports
- Sending reports by e-mail
- Reporting the health of your vSphere environment with vCheck
Retrieving log files
ESXi servers and vCenter Servers generate log files. Some of these log files ...