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Power On and Power Off a VM in vCD

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I have a need to automate the powering down and powering up of  VMs. So I would want to power them down after buisness hours and power them up during buisness hours and hoping to leverage vcloud director to do this.

Any advise would be appreciated...

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You can do this using powercli for vCloud Director by running some scripts
Check this below VMware blogs link
http://blogs.vmware.com/PowerCLI/2012/02/powercli-501-vcloud-director-stopping-and-starting-vapps.html
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Excellent feedback.  Very helpful...  Thank you,

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