VMware vSphere PowerCLI 5.0.1 consists of two components that users can install and use according to their needs and environments.

vSphere PowerCLI 5.0 is the core component of the PowerCLI package. It contains four snapins with cmdlets for managing vSphere 5.0 features:

VMware.VimAutomation.Core

VMware vSphere PowerCLI 5.0 provides cmdlets for automated administration of the vSphere environment.

VMware.VimAutomation.License

VMware License PowerCLI 5.0 provides the Get-LicenseDataManager cmdlet for managing VMware License components.

VMware.ImageBuilder

VMware ImageBuilder PowerCLI 5.0 provides cmdlets for managing depots, image profiles, and VIBs.

VMware.DeployAutomation

VMware Auto Deploy PowerCLI 5.0 provides cmdlets that provide an interface to VMware Auto Deploy for provisioning physical hosts with ESXi software.

vCloud Director PowerCLI 1.5 is an optional component that you can install during the vSphere PowerCLI installation. It provides the following snapin:

VMware.VimAutomation.Cloud

VMware vCloud Director PowerCLI 1.5 provides cmdlets for automating vCloud Director 1.5 features.