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PowerCLI Cookbook by Philip Sellers

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Creating a configuration script to set all properties uniformly

In this section, you are going to cover all of the cmdlets that have been covered in this chapter by bringing them together into a single script. This script will allow us to take an array of ESXi hosts identified by either their hostname or IP address and to run the full scripted configuration against them.

In many ways, this PowerCLI script will function much like a Host Profile in vSphere. Host Profiles are a configuration definition that can be created from an existing, configured host and applied on hosts to establish a desired configuration state. If hosts deviate from the configuration, the profile might be reapplied to remediate any undesired changes.

Unfortunately, Host Profiles ...

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