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VMware vSphere™ PowerCLI Reference: Automating vSphere Administration by Jonathan Medd, Arnim van Lieshout, Glenn Sizemore, Alan Renouf, Luc Dekens

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Chapter 14

Reporting the Status of Your vSphere Environment

In this chapter, you will learn to:

  • Determine What to Report
    • Virtual Machines
    • Guest Operating Systems
    • Hosts
    • Clusters
  • Customize Your Reports
    • Adding Properties to Existing Objects
    • Creating Custom Objects
    • Exporting Output

Probably the most common use case for PowerCLI is reporting. In this chapter, you’ll learn how to report on the most used areas of your virtual environment. Once you know how to create reports and what to report on, you’ll see how to customize reports for your specific needs and how to export those reports into various formats.

Determine What to Report

Reporting is all about retrieving and formatting information from your environment, so you’re going to use ...

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