Automation automation objects automation policy tasks automation manager

Automation Manager enables you to eliminate repetitive tasks across your customer base by creating repeatable processes known as Automation Policies, using a visual "drag and drop" scripting interface. For more information, see Construct a Policy (script) using Automation Manager.

Assembling an Automation Manager Policy draws on the Objects (a set of actions or tasks) library. To make automating processes easier, N-sight RMM includes the default Automation Objects listed below.

Install VMware.PowerCLI

Before using any of these VMware Automation Manager Objects, you must install the PowerShell module VMware.PowerCLI.

These VMware Automation Objects run on 64-bit PowerShell, and the module must also be added to 64-bit PowerShell.

Add Notes on VMware VM Get Guest Tools Status VMware VM Get VM Information Start ESXi Host Service (VMware)
Connect to ESXi Host or vCenter Server Get VMware Hard Disk Information Mount VMware Tools Start VMware VM
Create VM Snapshot (VMware) Get VMware Host Bus Adapters (HBA) Information Move VMware VM using VMotion Stop ESXi Host (VMware)
Create VM Template (VMware) Get Host(s) Maintenance Status Information (VMware) Remove VMware VM Stop ESXi Host Service (VMware)
Disable ESXi Host Maintenance Mode (VMware) Get Host Service Information (VMware) Remove VM Snapshot (VMware) Stop VMware VM
Dismount CD-DVD from VMware VM Get Host(s) Information (VMware) Restart ESXi Host (VMware) Suspend VMware VM
Enable ESXi Host Maintenance Mode (VMware) Get Network Adapters (VMWare) Restart Host Service (VMware) Update VMTools (VMware)
Expand VMware VM Hard Disk Get PowerCLI Version Restart VMware VM  
Get VMware Datastore Information Get Snapshot Information (VMware) Shutdown VMware VM