Tuesday, 17 January 2017

Powershell - how to get virtual machine GUID / ID (easiest way) from the hypervisor

Today, easy thing to manage, but of course - if you now how to do it.
To get VM ID from hypervisor, for example - to manage virtual machine from the powershell direct - you need to run simple command in the administrator session:

(get-vm virtualmachinename).id


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  2. Correct way is (Get-VM vmname).PersistentID

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  5. (get-vm virtualmachinename).id, that's it. - I wish all guides to be so easy