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How do I import VMWARE Powercli into Sapien

Posted: Thu Apr 19, 2018 8:09 am
by sysjl1
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Product, version and build: Sapien 2018
32 or 64 bit version of product: 64
Operating system: Windows 2008 R2
32 or 64 bit OS: 64

Sapien 2018 does not find any of the VMWARE Powercli modules/Plugins.

I searched the forums and did not find an article that expains how to get Sapient to work with Powercli 5.5.

Please advise.


Re: How do I import VMWARE Powercli into Sapien

Posted: Thu Apr 19, 2018 9:02 am
by davidc
PowerShell Studio supports VMWare modules, but they must be in a discoverable location (in a PSModulePath folder).

1. Try refreshing PowerShell Studio's cmdlet cache:
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If the module does not appear in the Object Browser:
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or the module isn't in a PSModulePath, then you can use the CacheEditor to import the module.

Open CacheEditor:
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Import Module:
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Then press "Build" and exit the editor. The module should now appear on the list.

Video on CacheEditor: ... he-editor/