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Mastering PowerCLI by Sajal Debnath

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Managing OS customization specifications

In this topic, we will discuss how to manage OS customization specifications in a vSphere environment. We can use the following cmdlets to manage customization specifications:

  • Get-OSCustomizationSpec
  • New-OSCustomizationSpec
  • Remove-OSCustomizationSpec
  • Set-OSCustomizationSpec

To create a new guest OS customization specification, we can use the New-OSCustomizationSpec cmdlet. Using this cmdlet, we can specify the specification for both Windows and Linux VMs. To use it with Windows, there are certain mandatory parameters, which we need to specify. These are as follows:

  • A name
  • A domain or workgroup
  • A FullName and OrgName

In the case of a Linux VM, only a name and domain name need to be specified.

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