About VEShell - Veeam MP VEShell Reference
Help Center
Choose product document...
Veeam Management Pack 8.0 Update 5 for System Center
Veeam MP VEShell Reference

About VEShell

Veeam Management Pack for System Center comes with Veeam Virtualization Extensions Shell (VEShell). VEShell extends functionality of Microsoft Windows PowerShell and allows administrators to automate configuration and management of Veeam Virtualization Extensions Service.

Most operations that can be performed via the Veeam Virtualization Extensions UI, can now be run directly from the VEShell command line. You can manage monitored VMware servers and Collectors, configure monitoring groups, define Virtualization Extensions settings, balance monitoring load, install and update the license and so on.

Operations performed with VEShell have the same force as operations performed via Veeam Virtualization Extensions UI. For example, if you remove a monitoring group with VEShell, it will be removed from the Virtualization Extensions Service configuration and you will not be able to undo the changes.

To allow configuration and management operations, VEShell provides a set of its own cmdlets and object classes described in this reference. Work with VEShell cmdlets and scripts in many respects depends on your imagination, skills and expertise in Windows PowerShell.

In This Section

Veeam Large Logo

Veeam MP for VMware User Guides

Veeam MP for VMware Reference

Veeam MP for VMware Online Knowledge Base

Veeam MP for Microsoft Hyper-V User Guide

Veeam MP for Hyper-V Reference

MP for Veeam Backup & Replication User Guide

MP for Veeam Backup & Replication Reference

Veeam Capacity Planning for Hybrid Clouds User Guide

Veeam MP Report Knowledge

Veeam MP VEShell Reference

Veeam MP Resource Kit Guide