PowerCLI shortcuts

I’ve just set up some shortcuts for connecting to our various VMware environments, as I was sick of typing out the full

connect-viserver vcsa-name.dns.name

every time.

If you want this to apply for just your userid, you can create (or edit if it already exists)  %UserProfile%\Documents\Windows­PowerShell\profile.ps1

And if you want it to apply for all users, you can create (or edit)

I created the latter, and added lines such as:

function ENV1 {connect-viserver vcsa-name-1.dns.name}
function ENV2 {connect-viserver vcsa-name-2.dns.name}

Now to connect to a VCenter, all I have to type is ENV1
Do you have any favourite powershell/powerCLI shortcuts like this?


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