By performing a custom PowerCLI installation, you can choose the PowerCLI components that you want to install.

Before installing PowerCLI, see Installation Prerequisites for PowerCLI.

1

Download the latest version of VMware vSphere PowerCLI from VMware Web site.

2

Navigate to the Web folder that contains the PowerCLI installer file you downloaded and double-click the executable file.

3

On the Welcome page, click Next.

4

Accept the license agreement terms and click Next.

5

On the Destination Folder page, select the location to install VMware vSphere PowerCLI and click Next.

6

On the Setup Type page, select Custom and click Next.

7

On the Custom Setup page, select the components that you want to install and click Next.

Option

Description

vSphere PowerCLI

Installs a set of cmdlets for managing vSphere features. This PowerCLI component is mandatory and selected by default.

vCloud Director PowerCLI

Installs a set of cmdlets for managing vCloud Director features.

8

On the Ready to Install the Program page, click Install to proceed with the installation.

9

Click Finish to complete the installation process.