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.


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 in Windows 2012 is Restricted, which prevents all scripts from running.


In Windows 2012 R2, RemoteSigned is the default policy.

How to do it...

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

Storing a script in the VMM ...

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