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VMware PowerCLI Macro recorder – Onyx for the Web Client

VMware PowerCLI Macro recorder – Onyx for the Web Client


I just read a blog entry from the VMware Office of the CTO about a Fling contest. VMware Flings are extremely useful tools that are written by VMware employees as a giveaway at https://labs.vmware.com/flings. These tools are not VMware official products and you don’t get any support for it, but they provide amazing functionality.

One of my all time favorites was Onyx, a vSphere Client (not only) PowerCLI macro recorder that produces PowerCLI, Java or .net code to use in scripts or software based on your recorded actions. Extremly useful, when you don’t know the PowerCLI command or the workflow is just to complex, Onyx is an amazing help and very simple to use. The scripts that are generated are really recorded actions, so changing the Virtual Machines BIOS settings called VM1, provides a script for VM1. You need to change the script accordingly to make sure it can run for all VMs or a subset. But that is the only caveat.

Read the entire article here, VMware PowerCLI Macro recorder – Onyx for the Web Client

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