PowerCLI – Finding Virtual Machine via VM IP

Question:

I am trying to locate specific VM’s based from IP addresses in PowerCLI. I found this script online Grabbing VM ipaddress via PowerCLI

The intial question explaines the issues I was having, and the answer looks to resolve such issues, however when I run such script:

All I get is the following output:

And that’s it… Am I missing input such as specifying a cluster or DC, does this work for anyone else?

Answer:

Although I’m not sure why the above still doesn’t work, i found the following that may help people. Very useful for Large VM enviroments. (This is what I was trying to script from the above initially).

Using PowerCLI to Find a Specific Guest IP

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