Category Archives: PowerShell

Announcing PowervRA v2.0.0!

Today, we are pleased to announce the release of PowervRA v2.0.0! One of the biggest changes in this release is support for PowerShell Core. I’ve got to tip my hat to the PowerShell team and the community members that have contributed for doing a sterling job so far. Considering the project is only in its alpha […]

PowervRA v1.5.0 – Improved support for the content-mangaement-service API

With the release of PowervRA v1.5.0 we now have richer support for the content-management-service API. We’ve included some new functionality for viewing content and adjusted the naming scheme of some existing functions. The content-management-service set now includes: Get-vRAContent Get-vRAContentData Get-vRAContentType Get-vRAPackage New-vRAPackage Remove-vRAPackage Export-vRAPackage Test-vRAPackage Creating and exporting packages New-vRAPackage now supports the addition multiple content […]

Escaping URI Strings

Recently I’ve found myself doing a lot of API queries with PowerShell. I often have a URI with a lot of query parameters and escaping them manually can be cumbersome and time-consuming. To make life easier, I have started to use [uri]::EscapeUriString(string stringToEscape). It takes one parameter, which is the string to escape. Here is […]

PowervRO – vRealize Orchestrator PowerShell Toolkit

PowervRO aims to simplify interacting with vRO from the command line by providing a library of functions to help you do things like execute workflows and actions or import resources. Release 1.0.0 includes 59 functions covering a number of services exposed by the API. Currently we support: Actions-service Category-service Packages-service Plugin-service Resource-service Service-descriptor-service User-service Workflow-run-service Workflow-service If […]