The last topic of this chapter is how to connect to vCenter and other VMware environments using PowerCLI cmdlets.
To use the PowerCLI cmdlets, you need to add the snap-ins and import the modules accordingly. As mentioned previously in the sections The vSphere PowerCLI package and The vCloud PowerCLI package, to connect to a vCenter environment, you first need to add the Snap-in
VMware.VimAutomation.Core, and to connect to a vCloud Director environment you need to import the
VMware.VimAutomation.Cloud module. If you install the package in its default location and your system is a 64-bit OS, then the location of the module is given in the following folder:
PS C:\>Add-PSSnapin ...