Remote Monitoring & Management Help

Virtualization (Windows)

Automation Manager System Automated Tasks (AM)

Those Automated Tasks designated as AM were created using the Automation Manager and are only supported from Agent 10.3.0 RC onwards.

Please note that adding a Automation Manager Automated Task to a pre-10.3.0 RC version of the Agent or a device without .NET 4.5.1 will return an error message.

Pause Hyper-V VM (AM)

Script Type: PowerShell

Pause a virtual machine. To return a paused virtual machine to a running state, use Resume Hyper-VM.

Parameters

Field

Note

Example Parameters

VM Name

Specifies the virtual machine to be suspended.

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Reset Hyper-V VM (AM)

Script Type: PowerShell

Restarts a virtual machine. This results in a "hard" restart, like powering the machine down, then back up again. Please note that like all reset commands this can potentially result in data loss on the device.

Command Line Parameters

Field

Note

Example Parameters

VM Name

Specifies the virtual machine to be restarted

SWITCH101

Resume Hyper-V VM (AM)

Script Type: PowerShell

Resumes a suspended (paused) virtual machine.

Command Line Parameters

Field

Note

Example Parameters

VM Name

Specifies the name of the virtual machine to be resumed.

GUEST101

Shutdown Hyper-VM (AM)

Script Type: PowerShell

Shutdown a virtual machine.

Parameters

Field

Note

Example Parameters

VM Name

Specifies the virtual machine to be stopped.

GUEST101

Start Hyper-V VM (AM)

Script Type: PowerShell

Starts a virtual machine.

Command Line Parameters

Field

Note

Example Parameters

VM Name

Specifies the virtual machine to be started.

GUEST101

VMWare ESXi Virtual Machine Control

Script Type: PowerShell

This script controls the power and guest state of a virtual machine on an ESXi server with the available options selectable from the Action drop-down.

We suggest running this script from machines where Agent 8.16.1RC or later is installed.

Parameters

Host

Address of the ESXi server

Username

Username for an account with the minimum required permission to query the CIM counters

Password

Password for this account

Virtual Machine Name

This field is not case sensitive and the * wildcard can be entered when specifying the machine name

Action

Power On

Power Off

Power Reset

Suspend

Reboot Guest OS

Shutdown Guest OS

Standby Guest OS

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