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Managing VMware vSphere with PowerCLI

by Hal Rottenberg

This course will introduce PowerCLI, explain some PowerShell basics, and then dive deep with hands-on demonstrations to learn how to use PowerCLI for real-world administration of vSphere 4.

What you'll learn

PowerCLI is the key to automating and managing VMware vSphere like a vExpert. This course will introduce PowerCLI, explain some PowerShell basics, and then dive deep with hands-on demonstrations to learn how to use PowerCLI for real-world administration of vSphere 4. Since this is an advanced course, to get the most out of it you should have a solid understanding of working with vSphere and virtualization concepts. Some experience with command-line administration and PowerShell is helpful but not required.

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About the author

Hal Rottenberg is a system engineer, Microsoft PowerShell MVP, and VMware vExpert living in Woodstock, Georgia. He has over thirteen years of experience in IT while working for such large enterprises as Hewlett-Packard, IBM, and The Home Depot. When it comes to IT, Hal's passions are automation and virtualization. He is well-known in sysadmin circles for co-hosting the PowerScripting Podcast, and heading up the PowerShellCommunity organization. He is also the author of a book titled "Managing V... more

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