How to Add VMware PowerCLI to Standard PowerShell Enviroenment

1. create a file with name “Profile.ps1” under %windir%system32WindowsPowerShellv1.0profile.ps1

2. Add following content to the file.

# Adds the base cmdlets
Add-PSSnapin VMware.VimAutomation.Core
# Add the following if you want to do things with Update Manager
#Add-PSSnapin VMware.VumAutomation
# This script adds some helper functions and sets the appearance. You can pick and choose parts of this file for a fully custom appearance.
. “C:Program FilesVMwareInfrastructurevSphere PowerCLIScriptsInitialize-PowerCLIEnvironment.ps1”

You need administrator permission to create file on the system32 location.

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