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PowerCLI Cookbook by Philip Sellers

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Creating a virtual datacenter in vCenter

vSphere has several defined objects that are used to create virtual datacenters. For example, an object named Datacenter sits at the root of vSphere and allows the clusters and other host infrastructures to be placed inside the virtual datacenter. Installations might have multiple datacenters; however, most VMware administrators use additional datacenter objects in vSphere to represent a physical site and use the datacenter object as a boundary where the infrastructure exists. In this recipe, you will take a look at the code needed to create your new datacenter object in vCenter.

Getting ready

For this recipe, you will need to open a PowerCLI prompt, you need the DNS name or IP address of your vCenter host, ...

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