Scenario 26

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Your vSphere environment is quickly growing. Deploying new ESXi hosts and updating ESXi hosts is taking a lot of your time. Simplify the process for deploying and updating ESXi servers by implementing Auto Deploy, importing the standard image profile, and creating appropriate rules.


Environment Information:

VDCA510 Objective: 9.1 Install ESXi hosts with custom settings
VDCA550 Objective: 7.1 Execute VMware Cmdlets and Customize Scripts Using PowerCLI

Guide Reference(s):


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Add-EsxSoftwareDepot d:\
Get-EsxImageProfile | Select Name
New-DeployRule –name Rule01 –item ESXi-5.1.0-20130402001-standard -allhosts
New-DeployRule –name Rule02 –item “Cluster-01”
Add-DeployRule –deployrule Rule01
Add-DeployRule –deployrule Rule02