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Your One-Stop Guide to Managing vSphere in a Windows Environment
If you're responsible for managing vSphere in a Windows environment, automating management, monitoring, and life-cycle operations for vSphere increases efficiency and saves you time. This fully updated reference covers the latest vSphere and PowerCLI releases, providing real-world examples that help you get the most from PowerCLI's handy cmdlets. You'll learn to use the power of virtualization automation to quickly store, access, update, back up, and secure massive amounts of data, with DevOps methodology and structured testing helping you schedule and view automation. With clear instructions and detailed explanations, this is the resource you want by your side.
Learn how to:
- Understand the PowerCLI SDK, SRM, vRO, and vCloud Air
- Automate vCenter Server™ and vSphere® Hypervisor deployment and configuration
- Use advanced vSphere features and vApps
- Create and configure virtual machines
- Monitor, audit, and report the status of your vSphere environment
- Work with other vSphere components from your PowerCLI scripts
- Control your PowerCLI scripts through versioning and structured testing
About the Author
About the authors:
Luc Dekens is a VMware vExpert and PowerShell MVP who has worked with operating systems for more than 20 years. Luc focuses on virtualization, particularly platforms produced by VMware, and blogs about PowerCLI and the vSphere SDK at www.lucd.info. Jonathan Medd VMware vExpert and PowerShell MVP has been automating virtualization products for a number of years. He shares his automation knowledge at www.jonathanmedd.net. Glenn Sizemore VMware vExpert, started scripting early in his IT career, adopting PowerShell early on and conquering it when VMware PowerCLI first shipped. He shares scripts and automation techniques on his blog at www.Get-Admin.com. Brian Graf has worked in IT for more than 15 years and recently has focused mainly on virtualization and automation. Brian is a vExpert and is currently VCAP5-DCA and DCD certified. Brian graduated with a Masters of Information Systems from the University of Utah. You can follow Brian on twitter at https://twitter.com/vBrianGraf or on his blog at http://www.vtagion.com. Andrew Sullivan has worked in the information technology industry for nearly 15 years, with a rich history of database development and administration, DevOps experience, virtualization and storage architecture, and automation evangelism. He is the co-host of the NetApp Tech ONTAP podcast and is a regular presenter at VMUG's, Docker Meetups, and other community events. Matt Boren, vExpert, co-started the http://vNugglets.com blog, focused mainly on virtualization PowerShell automation. Follow Matt on Twitter at @mtboren.