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VMware vSphere Troubleshooting by Muhammad Zeeshan Munir

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PowerCLI

VMware vSphere PowerCLI is a powerful CLI that you can use to perform almost all of your daily administration tasks quickly. A basic reference has been provided in the Appendix C, Power CLI - A Basic Reference, section of the book to set it up and run the basic command. It can be used to set up a syslog server; it can also be used to download a vc-support or vm-support log bundle from VMware vSphere vCenter Server and/or ESX/VSphere hosts.

Connecting to vCenter Server or an ESX/vSphere host with PowerCLI

To run specific vSphere PowerCLI cmdlets and perform administration or monitoring tasks, you must connect to vCenter Server or a VSphere host, and then follow these steps:

  1. Launch vSphere PowerCLI.
  2. In the vSphere PowerCLI console window, establish ...

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