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

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Storing and running scripts in VMM

A script is a text file that contains one or more Windows PowerShell commands. You can save PowerShell scripts to a folder that will be executed from the VMM command shell, or you can save them to the VMM library and run them using the VMM console.

Note

For the script to be recognized as a Windows PowerShell script, it has to be saved with a .ps1 extension.

Getting ready

Before you can run a script, check the Windows PowerShell execution policy. The default execution policy (Restricted) prevents all scripts from running.

How to do it...

After writing a script, you can save it in the VMM library for using later.

Storing a script in the VMM library

Carry out the following steps to save a particular script to the VMM library: ...

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