ESX 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-EsxSoftwareDepot cmdlet.

Step 2: Run commands from the CRUD group 

You can REMOVE objects by using Remove-EsxSoftwareDepot cmdlet. See example below:

Add-EsxSoftwareDepot https://hostupdate.vmware.com/software/VUM/PRODUCTION/main/vmw-depot-index.xml
[... do something ...]
Remove-EsxSoftwareDepot https://hostupdate.vmware.com/software/VUM/PRODUCTION/main/vmw-depot-index.xml

Step 3: Explore More Related Commands: 


Add-EsxSoftwareDepot
Add-EsxSoftwarePackage
Compare-EsxImageProfile
Export-EsxImageProfile
Get-EsxImageProfile
Get-EsxSoftwarePackage
New-EsxImageProfile
Remove-EsxImageProfile
Remove-EsxSoftwarePackage
Set-EsxImageProfile
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