VMware has released PowerCLI 5.1 Release 2.
- vSphere PowerCLI introduces support for Windows PowerShell 3.0.
- The vCloud Director PowerCLI snap-in provides support for vCloud Director 5.1 environments.
- The new vSphere PowerCLI VDS snap-in provides extended options for managing host-wide networking with distributed switches and port groups.
- Add and remove hosts on a distributed switch.
- Connect and disconnect physical network adapters to a distributed switch.
- Retrieve, create, modify, and remove distributed switches.
- Retrieve, create, modify, and remove distributed port groups.
- Import, clone, and rollback the configuration of a distributed switch or a distributed port group.
- Export distributed switch and distributed port group configurations to .zip archives on your disk. You can later import them to create new distributed switches and port groups, or to modify existing ones.
- The vSphere PowerCLI Core snap-in further enhances your options for managing and automating networks in vSphere.
- When you create a new virtual machine, you can now specify the port group or port groups to connect its network adapters to.
- When you create a new virtual machine network adapter, you can now specify the port group to connect it to.
- You can now retrieve virtual machine network adapters by related objects such as standard and distributed port groups.
- You can now migrate virtual network adapters from standard to distributed port groups.
- You can connect a virtual machine network adapter to a distributed switch or port group.
- vSphere PowerCLI introduces an improvement in PowerCLI views.
- With the
VimClient.Connect()method, you can now connect to a server by server session ID.
- With the