Thanks to the official releases of PowerShell 6 Core and PowerCLI 10.0, you can easily run PowerCLI in a Docker Container. Some days ago, the PowerCLICore Docker image has been updated with all the latest packages. In this post, I will describe how to run PowerCLI in a Docker Container on Windows 10.
Let’s start by pulling the image from Docker Hub:
docker pull vmware/powerclicore
I can confirm that the PowerCLI image exists:
Ok, now I can create a Container based on this image:
docker run -it vmware/powerclicore
The container is up and running. I can check the OS version:
The container is based on VMware Photon OS:
I can confirm the PowerCLI module version:
Now you can connect to your Vcenter.
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