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VMware vSphere PowerCLI Reference by Matt Boren, Andrew Sullivan, Brian Graf, Glenn Sizemore, Jonathan Medd, Luc Dekens

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Chapter 9 Advanced Virtual Machine Features

In this chapter, you will learn to:

  • Interact with the Guest OS
  • Using Linux Native Tools
  • Using Windows Native Tools
  • Using PowerCLI Methods
  • Use vMotion and Storage vMotion
  • Examining vMotion Requirements
  • Moving a Virtual Machine
  • Use and Manage Snapshots
  • Creating and Removing Snapshots
  • Maintaining Snapshots
  • Restricting the Creation of Snapshots

This chapter covers advanced virtual machine features starting with how to interact with the guest operating system using the operating system’s native tools and through the PowerCLI methods. Then, you’ll learn how to automate vMotion and Storage vMotion operations. Last but not least, we’ll show you how to create and maintain snapshots.

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