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.

Categorycmdlet NameDescriptionComment
Users and GroupsNew-VCFGroupCreate a GroupNEW
Users and GroupsGet-VCFUser 
Users and GroupsGet-VCFUser Get all Users in SDDC ManagerUPDATED – Support input value of -type (USER, GROUP, SERVICE)
Users and GroupsGet-VCFUserGet all Users in SDDC ManagerUPDATED – Support input value of -domain to retrieve all accounts by domain
UpgradablesGet-VCFUpgradableGet list of upgradablesUPDATED – Improved output
UpgradesGet-VCFUpgradeGets list of upgradable components in the SystemNEW
UpgradesStart-VCFUpgradeStarts the upgradeNEW
SDDCRestart-CloudBuilderSDDCRestarts deployment in Cl;oud
GeneralRequest-VCFTokenRequests API access & refresh tokensUPDATED – Renamed from Connect-VCFManager
HostsNew-VCFCommissionedHostCommission a HostUPDATED – Renamed from Commission-VCFHost
HostsRemove-VCFCommissionedHostDecommission a HostUPDATED – Renamed from Decommission-VCFHost
DNS and NTP ConfigurationGet-VCFConfigurationDNSGets the current DNS ConfigurationNEW
DNS and NTP ConfigurationGet-VCFConfigurationDNSValidationGet the status of the validation of the input for the DNS ConfigurationNEW
DNS and NTP ConfigurationSet-VCFConfigurationDNSConfigures DNS for all systemsNEW
DNS and NTP ConfigurationGet-VCFConfigurationNTP Gets the current NTP ConfigurationNEW
DNS and NTP ConfigurationGet-VCFConfigurationNTPValidationet the status of the validation of the input for the NTP ConfigurationNEW
DNS and NTP ConfigurationSet-VCFConfigurationNTPConfigures NTP for all systemsNEW
License KeysGet-VCFLicenseKeyGets all License Keys in SDDC ManagerUPDATED – Added -productType and -status as command line inputs
License KeysNew-VCFLicenseKeyAdds a new License Key to SDDC ManagerUPDATED – No longer requires a JSON spec all command line
FederationSet-VCFFederationBootstrap a VMware Cloud Foundation to form a federationUPDATED – Now supports JSON file or a JSON variable as input
CEIPSet-VCFCeipSets the CEIP status (Enabled/Disabled)UPDATED – Code improvement and command line inputs for -ceipSetting
Backup and RestoreSet-VCFBackupConfigurationConfigure backup settings for NSX and SDDC managerUPDATED – Now supports JSON file or a JSON variable as input
System PrechecksStart-VCFSystemPrecheckStarts system level health checksUPDATED – Now supports JSON file or a JSON variable as input

If you would like to learn more about VMware Cloud Foundation or PowerVCF, check out these links:

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