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Mastering PowerCLI by Sajal Debnath

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Managing resource pools

Here, we will discuss how to create and manage resource pools in a vCenter environment. We can use the following cmdlets to manage resource pools:

  • Get-ResourcePool
  • Move-ResourcePool
  • New-ResourcePool
  • Remove-ResourcePool
  • Set-ResourcePool

As the name suggests, Get-ResourcePool provides you the details of the existing resource pools. Since we have enabled DRS in Lab Cluster, a default resource pool is already created (a root resource pool). The following are the details of this pool with default values:

Managing resource pools

Next, we will create a new resource pool named Mgmt with the following characteristics:

  • It will be created under the default Resources ...

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