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PowerCli - Mise à jour du VMX de templates de machines virtuelles
# load PowerCli Snapin
if ((Get-PSSnapin -Name VMware.Vimautomation.Core -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue) -eq $null ) {
Add-PsSnapin VMware.Vimautomation.Core
# vCenter server
$VC = "monvcenter.domain.tld"
$Username = "domain\monuser"
# connecting vCenter
$Credentials = get-credential -credential $Username
$ConnVC = Connect-VIServer -server $($VC.IP) -Credential $Credentials -warningaction 'silentlycontinue'
# config change for updateVMWareTools
$vmConfigSpec = New-Object VMware.Vim.VirtualMachineConfigSpec
$vmConfigSpec.extraconfig += New-Object VMware.Vim.optionvalue
# update all templates
$templates = Get-template
foreach ($tpl in $templates) {
Write-host -foreground blue "Template: $($tpl.Name)"
Write-host -foreground gray " Converting to VM"
$vm = Set-Template -Template $tpl -ToVM
Write-host -foreground gray " updating VMX"
($vm | Get-View).ReconfigVM($vmConfigSpec)
Write-host -foreground gray " Converting to Template back"
($vm | Get-View).MarkAsTemplate() | Out-Null
Write-host -foreground gray " End of update process"
# clean leave
Disconnect-VIServer -Confirm:$false
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