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VMWare - Connect to ESXi using PowerCLI

To connect to VMWare ESXi using PowerCLI:

  1. Download and install PowerCLI from
  2. In PowerCLI, using the following command to connect to your ESXi hypervisor:
Connect-VIServer -Server server_name -User username -Password password
  1. Use the Get-VM command to list the Virtual Machines installed on the hypervisor.

Name             PowerState   Num  CPUs  MemoryGB
----             -----------  ---  ----  --------
CentOS-FS1       PowerOn      1          1.000
Windows-WebSrv   PowerOff     1          4.000


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