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Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2012 Cookbook by Edvaldo Alessandro Cardoso

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Finding the command to automate tasks in VMM

This recipe will show you how to find the VMM PowerShell command to automate tasks in VMM. The Get-Help cmdlet not only displays information about the cmdlet, but it also displays references, examples of usage, and notes.

Getting ready

Start the VMM PowerShell command with administrator rights. For more information, see the VMM PowerShell overview recipe.

How to do it...

Help topics are provided for each VMM PowerShell cmdlet, including general examples.

To display a list of all of the VMM cmdlets, start the VMM PowerShell and use the Get-Command cmdlet:

PS C:\>Get-Command -CommandType Cmdlet

You can also use Get-Command to view all VMM cmdlets that contain specific nouns or verbs; for example, all related ...

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