In vSphere PowerCLI you can set the scope of the settings to enhance security and personalize the configuration.

Scoped configuration enhances system security and prevents nonadministrator users from introducing global changes to the configuration of vSphere PowerCLI.

vSphere PowerCLI loads the program configuration based on the scope that you select for each setting.

The copies of the PowerCLI_settings.xml file on your system contain User and AllUsers settings for vSphere PowerCLI.