Powershell & VMWare – Set advanced settings on all VMs in a cluster

Noam's scripting blog

Recently I was tasked with modifying the VM advanced settings (or VMX settings) on all of our VMs. Since I didn’t want to manually edit the VMX files on 500+ VMs I resolved to make a script which could do the job instead. I eventually made a good and working script which I will go over below.
First off I want to say that I have based a great deal of this script on some code that I found here: https://communities.vmware.com/docs/DOC-18653. Many thanks to Alan Renouf for posting this article!
The script posted here has been improved a bit and is also more complete since it also connects to vcenter on its own. This should hopefully make this script useful even to admins who aren’t experienced with powershell.

All you need to do to run the script is:
1. Create a CSV file in the same directory as the script…

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Me dedico a la consultoria IT, especializado en virtualización de infraestructura y escritorio, archivado, disponibilidad y cifrado. Actualmente trabajo en Contec IT Services, donde desarrollo proyectos focalizados en VMWare, NetApp, Symantec y Microsoft.
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