You can use View PowerCLI cmdlets to perform vCenter Server management tasks in View.

Table 1. Examples of Common vCenter Server Management Tasks in View

Task

Example View PowerCLI cmdlet Syntax

Add a vCenter Server instance to the View configuration

Add-ViewVC -serverName vc01.mydom.int -username Administrator -password clydenw -createRampFactor 5 -deleteRampFactor 5

Get information about a specific vCenter Server instance in View

Get-ViewVC -serverName vc01.mydom.int

Get information about all the vCenter Server instances in a specific DNS domain

Get-ViewVC -serverName *.mycorp.com

Change the ramp factor values for a specific vCenter Server instance

Get-ViewVC -serverName svr11.mycorp.com | Update-ViewVC -createRampFactor 5 -deleteRampFactor 10

Change the create ramp factor value for all vCenter Server instances in a specific DNS domain

Get-ViewVC -serverName *.mycorp.com | Update-ViewVC -createRampFactor 5

Remove a vCenter Server instance from the View configuration

Get-ViewVC -serverName vc02.mydom.int | Remove-ViewVC