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Powershell script for ESX

Hi Experts,

I need a Powershell script for ESX to run via ESXCLI for following tasks.

1. read file permission. (ex. /etc/X11/xinit/xinitrc.d/popup.sh) and save it to a file.
2. change the permission on file like chmod 775 /etc/X11/xinit/xinitrc.d/popup.sh
3. delete file

the task need to be run on list of esx servers.

Thanks in Advance.
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Santosh Gupta

8/22/2022 - Mon
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Santosh Gupta

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Hi,

Thanks for prompt response.

it seems its ESXCLI command. can we use it as script to run for  list of servers.

we are using ESX 3.5 and 4.1.

It is prompting me for password every time, can we save it once.

i am getting below error after running the command.

esxcli can only be used with version 4.0 or newer servers
Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert PRO / EE Fellow/British Beekeeper)

Okay, your servers are too old, to use the esxcli plugin I listed.

you could do this using plink (ssh).
Santosh Gupta

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Thanks
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