8.3. Windows PowerShell Examples

In the following sections, we will list a few different Windows PowerShell scripts that leverage the VMM cmdlets to accomplish important tasks in VMM, make it easier for an administrator to execute repetitive actions, and allow an administrator to get quick status on the health of VMM objects.

8.3.1. Creating Virtual Machines

There are many ways to create a virtual machine in VMM. In this section, we will take a look at an example of how to create a highly available (HA) VM and find the best suitable host on which to place it. The best suitable host is found by the Intelligent Placement feature of VMM based on the properties of the VM and the available hosts. Listing 8.2 contains the code for creating the HA ...

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