Shutdown – Take Snapshot – PowerOn

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LucD you provided in 2011 below


$VM = (Get-Content c:tempservers.txt)
foreach($vm in Get-VM -Name $VM){
Shutdown-VMguest -VM $vm -confirm:$false
while ($vm.ExtensionData.Runtime.PowerState -eq poweredOn){
Start-Sleep -Seconds 2

    New-Snapshot -VM $vm -name (get-date)

    Start-VM -VM $vm




I think above still work, but we are in 2020 , did the powecli team added any better way to handle this or this is it now as well.



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