Episode 286 - PowerScripting Podcast - Alan Renouf from VMware on PowerCLI

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Tonight on the PowerScripting Podcast, we talk to Alan Renouf from VMware about PowerCLI

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<JonWalz> http://grooveshark.com/s/Stars/6OE7V7?src=5

<JonWalz> http://grooveshark.com/s/Gunfight/6TCnYp?src=5

<halr9000> https://www.vmware.com/support/developer/PowerCLI/changelog.html#PowerCLI58R1

<Schlauge> http://blogs.vmware.com/PowerCLI/2014/09/powercli-5-8-release-1-enhanced-performance.html

<halr9000> http://blogs.vmware.com/PowerCLI/2014/09/poweractions.html

<halr9000> http://blogs.vmware.com/PowerCLI/2014/09/poweractions.html

<JonWalz> http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/09/25/us-cybersecurity-shellshock-idUSKCN0HK23Y20140925

<halr9000> http://blogs.vmware.com/PowerCLI/files/2014/09/Screenshot2014091613.21.59.png

<halr9000> http://www.virtu-al.net/2014/09/16/powercli-vsphere-web-clientannouncing-poweractions/

<halr9000> https://labs.vmware.com/flings/poweractions-for-vsphere-web-client

<halr9000> http://www.amazon.com/Learning-PowerCLI-Robert-van-Nieuwendijk/dp/1782170162

<halr9000> http://beta.pluralsight.com/search/?searchTerm=powercli

<halr9000> https://forge.puppetlabs.com/joshcooper/powershell

<halr9000> http://blogs.technet.com/b/blainbar/archive/2014/06/05/technet-radio-jessica-devita-interviews-gene-kim-from-the-phoenix-project-devops-tune-in.aspx

<halr9000> http://get-scripting.blogspot.com/

<Schlauge> ### so should we expect a vSphere 5.8?

<Schlauge> ####Horizon is the View VDI portion...corect?

<Schlauge> ### did he say it IS or it is NOT YET

<Stuwee> ## are there any "free" Air services available?

<Schlauge> ####Can you manage vCloud Air with the standard PowerCLI  or you need another snappin

<Schlauge> ### can you manage vspherer 5.1

<MattG1> ## Why is PowerCLI still a snapin? Is there anything in the works to convert to Modules?

<rcookiemonster> ## Are Custom Attributes really going away?  Tag != Attribute

<Schlauge> #####can you silently install PowerCLI

<Schlauge> ### bring a DEV in 6 months and put him/her on the Module Hot seat

<Schlauge> ### I just read a blog post about the load time?   It's ALOT faster to load.....   can you talk about what changed??

<Schlauge> ### anythign notable that was depricated in powercli 5.8

<Schlauge> #####Are Flings supported by support team?

<Schlauge> ### so how would you get support.... forum?   Email?

<Schlauge> ## Definitly interestd

<Schlauge> ### non tech....  is that a Kite on the wall behind Alan?

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Jonathan Walz

Since March 2007, Jonathan Walz has been the co-host and technical brains for the PowerScripting Podcast. Conceived as a radio show for the PowerShell community, the podcast is the longest-lived PowerShell show in existence, and has featured dozens of weekly guests.