Identify the VM where the VMware tools not installed using PowerCLI

If you have a large datacenter having too many VMs, you may find it difficult to filter the VMs, using the super powerful tool vSphere PowerCLI you can get the VM with filters

To get the VM where the tool is not installed, run the below script after connecting with VI-Server

Get-VM -name windows-* | ?{$_.extensiondata.guest.toolsstatus -eq 'toolsNotInstalled'}


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Vignesh A Sathiyanantham
AWS Certified developer with 8 years of extensive experience working for Cloud and Datacenter solutions and leading a small team in a lean startup based on Bangalore, India

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