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Solution

  • Automation

Category

  • VCF Operational Guidance

Product

  • Cloud Foundation

PowerVCF v2.1.0 – General Availability

I’m pleased to announce the general availability of PowerVCF v2.1.0 for download from the PowerShell Library.

As mentioned in previous posts PowerVCF is a open source project and the team has been working hard on the latest update in their spare time to add support for VMware Cloud Foundation 4.x.

Download It Here: PowerVCF PowerShell Library Download

What’s New in PowerVCF v2.1.0

Here’s a run down of what’s new in this release:

  • Rename of a few existing cmdlets to align with approved verbs
  • Enhancements to execution response messages
  • Removal of the use of Write-Host

The following table provides a detailed breakdown of all the cmdlet changes for this release.

Category

cmdlet Name

Description

Comment

Users and Groups

New-VCFGroup

Create a Group

NEW

Users and Groups

Get-VCFUser 

   

Users and Groups

Get-VCFUser 

Get all Users in SDDC Manager

UPDATED – Support input value of -type (USER, GROUP, SERVICE)

Users and Groups

Get-VCFUser

Get all Users in SDDC Manager

UPDATED – Support input value of -domain to retrieve all accounts by domain

Upgradables

Get-VCFUpgradable

Get list of upgradables

UPDATED – Improved output

Upgrades

Get-VCFUpgrade

Gets list of upgradable components in the System

NEW

Upgrades

Start-VCFUpgrade

Starts the upgrade

NEW

SDDC

Restart-CloudBuilderSDDC

Restarts deployment in Cl;oud

 

General

Request-VCFToken

Requests API access & refresh tokens

UPDATED – Renamed from Connect-VCFManager

Hosts

New-VCFCommissionedHost

Commission a Host

UPDATED – Renamed from Commission-VCFHost

Hosts

Remove-VCFCommissionedHost

Decommission a Host

UPDATED – Renamed from Decommission-VCFHost

DNS and NTP Configuration

Get-VCFConfigurationDNS

Gets the current DNS Configuration

NEW

DNS and NTP Configuration

Get-VCFConfigurationDNSValidation

Get the status of the validation of the input for the DNS Configuration

NEW

DNS and NTP Configuration

Set-VCFConfigurationDNS

Configures DNS for all systems

NEW

DNS and NTP Configuration

Get-VCFConfigurationNTP 

Gets the current NTP Configuration

NEW

DNS and NTP Configuration

Get-VCFConfigurationNTPValidation

et the status of the validation of the input for the NTP Configuration

NEW

DNS and NTP Configuration

Set-VCFConfigurationNTP

Configures NTP for all systems

NEW

License Keys

Get-VCFLicenseKey

Gets all License Keys in SDDC Manager

UPDATED – Added -productType and -status as command line inputs

License Keys

New-VCFLicenseKey

Adds a new License Key to SDDC Manager

UPDATED – No longer requires a JSON spec all command line

Federation

Set-VCFFederation

Bootstrap a VMware Cloud Foundation to form a federation

UPDATED – Now supports JSON file or a JSON variable as input

CEIP

Set-VCFCeip

Sets the CEIP status (Enabled/Disabled)

UPDATED – Code improvement and command line inputs for -ceipSetting

Backup and Restore

Set-VCFBackupConfiguration

Configure backup settings for NSX and SDDC manager

UPDATED – Now supports JSON file or a JSON variable as input

System Prechecks

Start-VCFSystemPrecheck

Starts system level health checks

UPDATED – Now supports JSON file or a JSON variable as input

 

About the Author:
Gary Blake is a Staff II Solutions Architect at VMware, focusing on VMware Cloud Foundation and VMware Validated Designs and is a lead contributor for PowerVCF. You can find Gary blogging at https://my-cloudy-world.com/ or on social media @GaryJBlake.

This article has been re-posted with permission from the author, and was originally posted at https://my-cloudy-world.com/.

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