Here is a PowerShell script to list the virtual machines (VMs) on an ESXi host: # Connect to the ESXi host Connect-VIServer -Server <ESXi_host_name> # Get a list of all VMs on the ESXi host $VMs = Get-VM # Loop through each VM and display its name and power state foreach ($VM in … Continue reading PowerShell script to list VMs on ESXi host.
Understanding WMI and CIM in PowerShell
Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) and Common Information Model (CIM). both are technologies based on industry standards defined by the Distributed Management Task Force (DMTF). WMI is Microsoft’s implementation of the Web-Based Enterprise Management (WBEM) standard and is based on preliminary standards and proprietary technology. WMI has been available on the Windowsoperating system since Windows NT … Continue reading Understanding WMI and CIM in PowerShell