VMware vSphere 4: Automation with vSphere PowerCLI — A 2 day course

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This hands-on training course introduces the use of VMware vSphere PowerCLI to automate VMware vSphere 4. This course demonstrates ways to automate tasks that can reduce your IT costs while improving efficiency, availability, flexibility, and manageability.


By the end of the course, you should understand how to use vSphere PowerCLI to perform the following tasks:

Suitable for

This course is designed for technical persons responsible for managing ESX, VMware ESXi, and VMware vCenter Server, including IT managers, system architects, and system administrators.


System administration experience on Microsoft Windows or Linux operating systems and completion of either the VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage or the VMware vSphere: Fast Track course.

Also scripting experience in one of the following languages: Windows PowerShell, Windows PowerShell, VBScript, Perl, UNIX shell scripts, Python, or other languages with variables and control structures.


Details of all VMware Certifications will be found at the following links:-

VMware Cloud Certification

VMware Datacenter Virtualisation Certification

VMware End User Certification


This course has been retired and is no longer available.


Course Introduction

Introduction to vSphere PowerCLI

Automating ESX Host Configuration

Virtual Machine Provisioning, Configuration, and Protection

Automating Cluster Operations

Automating Reporting