PowerCLI 5.0.1 Connect-VIServer repaired

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PowerCLI up to version 5.0.1 showed the connected servers in the title bar of the window. I found this very handy. Unfortunately though VMware has removed this feature in version 5.0.1. In this blogpost I present you a script that returns this feature. Read more of this post

Speed up your PowerCLI cmdlet typing with aliases

PowerCLI logoIf you are like me and managing a VMware vSphere environment is your daily job, and you want to automate your job as much as possible, you probably always have a PowerCLI session open. PowerCLI cmdlet names are sometimes pretty long. Of course you can use tab completion. But wouldn’t it be nice if you had short aliases for the PowerCLI cmdlets? Read more of this post

How to find VMware ESX(i) servers that need a reboot using PowerCLI

If you install patches to your ESX(i) servers you will probably have to reboot them. But if you don’t reboot them right after installing the patches, how can you find the servers that are patched and waiting for a reboot? Read more of this post