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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.

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Copy-VMGuestFile This cmdlet copies files and folders from and to the guest OS of the specified virtual machines using VMware Tools.
Get-VM This cmdlet retrieves the virtual machines on a vCenter Server system.
Get-VMGuest This cmdlet retrieves the guest operating systems of the specified virtual machines.
Get-VMGuestDisk This cmdlet retrieves storage volumes as seen by the virtual machines' guest operating systems.
Get-VMQuestion This cmdlet retrieves the pending questions for the specified virtual machines.
Get-VMResourceConfiguration This cmdlet retrieves information about the resource allocation between the selected virtual machines.
Get-VMStartPolicy This cmdlet retrieves the start policy of the virtual machines on a vCenter Server system.
Invoke-VMScript This cmdlet runs a script in the guest OS of each of the specified virtual machines.
Move-VM This cmdlet moves virtual machines to another location.
New-VM This cmdlet creates a new virtual machine.
Open-VMConsoleWindow This cmdlet opens a window to the virtual machine's console.
Remove-VM This cmdlet removes the specified virtual machines from the vCenter Server system.
Restart-VM This cmdlet restarts the specified virtual machines.
Restart-VMGuest This cmdlet restarts the virtual machine guest operating systems.
Set-VM This cmdlet modifies the configuration of the virtual machine.
Set-VMQuestion This cmdlet answers the specified virtual machine question.
Set-VMResourceConfiguration This cmdlet configures resource allocation between the virtual machines.
Set-VMStartPolicy This cmdlet modifies the virtual machine start policy.
Start-VM This cmdlet powers on virtual machines.
Stop-VM This cmdlet powers off virtual machines.
Stop-VMGuest This cmdlet shuts down the specified virtual machine guest OS.
Suspend-VM This cmdlet suspends virtual machines.
Suspend-VMGuest This cmdlet suspends the specified guest operating systems.
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