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VMware vCloud Director Cookbook by Daniel Langenhan

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Using PowerShell with vCloud Director

This is how you can access vCloud using Microsoft PowerShell.

Getting ready

Please note that the vApp template we will be using should not have a network attached.

Installing PowerCLI

You need to install vSphere PowerCLI; you can download it from www.vmware.com/go/powercli.

When you install PowerCLI, make sure that you install it with the vCloud Director PowerCLI option, which is not installed by default. You can always reinstall PowerCLI with the correct settings. If you already have PowerCLI installed, you can re-run the installer to add the vCloud PowerCLI.

Installing PowerCLI

After you have installed PowerCLI, you have to run the ...

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