Customization Spec Vs powershell scripts

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Hi LucD,

 

I need to automate network setting on VMs.

Am trying to decide which of the below two methods is best suited for

Network Setting on VMs

 

using VM Customization Spec Power shell scripts using  Invoke-Vm script
Doesnt require VM passwords Requires VM password
better suited for fresh VM clone or VM from templates ?? On existing VM ??
.. ..

 

Based on your experience and awareness, could you help me with below qns

Which of the two is widely used  ? Do you think there is a preferred approach for  network setting ?

Is there any specific condition in which each of these approaches should be used ?

Any merits and demerits for each approach other than password  ?

 

Thanks,

Arvind

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