Quest Software announced the release of version 2.0 of its PowerGUI PowerPack for VMware, expanding the company's leadership in Windows and Virtualization Management along with the technology provided by Vizioncore.
The new updates for Quest's PowerGUI PowerPack for VMware includes a full featured PowerShell script library for VMware, to provide enhanced virtualization management capabilities for VMware admins. It enables virtualization domain experts to take advantage of managing their virtual infrastructure using Quest PowerGUI and the VMware Infrastructure Toolkit for Windows.
PowerGUI is a free download available at www.powergui.org which simplifies management via Microsoft Windows PowerShell with an intuitive user console, powerful script editor and platform specific PowerPacks. PowerGUI with the VMware PowerPack version 2.0 enables administrators to quickly and easily automate management tasks common to virtual infrastructures. Together, Windows PowerShell, PowerGUI, and the PowerGUI PowerPack for VMware provide the ability to manage not only the applications organizations depend on but also the virtual infrastructure that power them, all from a single console.
Some of the key features found in this update include:
- Dynamic Nodes – This allow users to navigate their VMware PowerShell management as if they were using VirtualCenter
- Support for a broader range of VMware VI Toolkit Cmdlets
- Integration with the VMware SDK for advanced actions not yet supported by the VMware VI Toolkit
- Support for the upcoming VMware VI Toolkit 1.5 release