PowerCLI Category

Cmdlets are usually implemented around resource operations. The four basic operations are CREATE, READ, UPDATE and DELETE. This set of operations is known as CRUD. Most of the cmdlets support CRUD which are respectively cmdlets that start with the New/Get/Set/Remove cmdlet verbs but they also may have additional operations.

Step 1: Retrieve a object by running a Get command 

You can READ objects by using Get-PowerCLIContext cmdlet. See example below:
$context = Get-PowerCLIContext

Step 2: Explore More Related Commands: 

Use-PowerCLIContext This cmdlet initializes a PowerShell runspace with a PowerCLI execution context retrieved from another PowerShell runspace.
Get-PowerCLIConfiguration This cmdlet retrieves the VMware PowerCLI proxy configuration and default servers policy.
Get-PowerCLIVersion This cmdlet retrieves the versions of the installed PowerCLI snapins.
Set-PowerCLIConfiguration This cmdlet modifies the VMware PowerCLI configuration.

Was this page helpful?