FlashArray PowerShell VMware Module

To help our customers I have written a module that includes a lot of the common operations people might need to “connect” PowerCLI to our PowerShell SDK. The module is called Cody.PureStorage.FlashArray.VMware. There are a couple of places you can download this. The best option is the PowerShell gallery! This allows you to use install-module to automatically install the module. It requires PowerCLI and the PureStorage PowerShell SDK to be installed, the Pure Storage PowerShell SDK will be automatically installed when you do install-module if it is not already. The cmdlet will help you connect PowerCLI commands (like get-datastore or get-vmhost) to operations you might want to do on the FlashArray. The cmdlets support pipeline input for most variables (datastores, FlashArray connections, ESXi hosts, etc.). I will be working on adding more and more to this! To install:
install-module Cody.PureStorage.FlashArray.VMware
To load the module:
import-module Cody.PureStorage.FlashArray.VMware
To update:
update-module Cody.PureStorage.FlashArray.VMware
Use either get-help or get-command to see the details: If you do not have internet access on your PowerShell machine, you can manually download it from my GitHub: https://github.com/codyhosterman/powercli/blob/master/Cody.PureStorage.FlashArray.VMware.psm1  Comment on Versioning Versions numbering w.x.y.z (for example 1.2.0.0)
  • W is iterated for large updates
  • X is iterated for new cmdlets
  • Y is iterated for new functions to existing cmdlets
  • Z is iterated for bug fixes

Latest version 1.1.1.0 (December 12th, 2018)

Cmdlets: add-faVolVmfsToCluster copy-faVvolVmdkToNewVvolVmdk copy-faSnapshotToExistingVvolVmdk copy-faSnapshotToNewVvolVmdk copy-faVvolVmdkToExistingVvolVmdk get-faVolumeNameFromVvolUuid get-vvolUuidFromHardDisk get-faSnapshotsFromVvolHardDisk get-vmdkFromWindowsDisk get-faHostFromVmHost get-faHostGroupfromVcCluster get-faVolfromVMFS get-faVolVmfsSnapshots new-pureflasharrayRestSession new-faSnapshotOfVvolVmdk new-faHostFromVmHost new-faHostGroupfromVcCluster new-faVolVmfs new-faVolVmfsSnapshot new-faVolVmfsFromSnapshot remove-pureflasharrayRestSession set-vmHostPureFaiSCSI set-clusterPureFAiSCSI set-faVolVmfsCapacity update-faVvolVmVolumeGroup

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