It’s that time of year again for vExperts… Time to replace the NFR licenses the vExpert program has graciously supplied us.
I’ve been on a big Powershell module making binge lately and noticed there really isn’t much for handling vCenter’s licensing, so I created one and published it out on Github.
An overview of what’s currently included in the module:
A general walk-through of what’s occurring within each function is Powershell interfacing with the License Manager object via VMware’s SDK.
PowerCLI modules and/or PSSnapins
Active connection to a vCenter Server
An automated way of downloading the files into a dedicated directory and importing the module into the current session:
Note: this was a script that worked in my environment. There is no warranty or support with this script, please use at your own risk.