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VMware vSphere Update Manager PowerCLI


VMware vSphere Update Manager PowerCLI is a software program developed by VMware. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The primary executable is named if-server.exe. The setup package generally installs about 42 files and is usually about 31.1 MB (32,615,019 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of those who have this installed, most are running it on Windows 7 (SP1). Most users that have installed this software come from the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.vmware.com
Help link: www.vmware.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\VMware\Infrastructure\vSphere PowerCLI\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{E60B9FFD-EECE-4546-85D6-A3CBD83D53D0}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 31.1 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by VMware vSphere Update Manager PowerCLI

Program executable:if-server.exe
Image Builder Server
Path:C:\Program Files\VMware\Infrastructure\vSphere PowerCLI\if-server.exe
Additional files:
  • VMware.DeployAutomation.SoapService50.dll - VMware vCenter Rule-Based Deployment PowerCLI
  • VMware.VumAutomation.Client40.dll - VMware vSphere Update Manager PowerCLI (VumAutomation.Client40)
  • VMware.VumAutomation.dll - VumAutomation
  • VMware.VumAutomation.Types.dll - VumAutomation.Types
  • Vmware.ImageBuilder.SoapService50.dll - ESX Image Builder PowerCLI
  • VMware.VimAutomation.Vds.Commands.dll - vSphere PowerCLI for VDS (VMware.VimAutomation.Vds.Commands)
  • VMware.VimAutomation.Vds.Impl.dll - VMware.VimAutomation.Vds.Impl
  • VMware.VimAutomation.Vds.Interop.dll - VMware.VimAutomation.Vds.Interop
  • VMware.VimAutomation.Vds.Types.dll - VMware.VimAutomation.Vds.Types
  • VMware.ImageBuilder.dll - VMware vSphere ESXi (VMware.ImageBuilder)
  • VMware.Security.CredentialStore.dll - vSphere PowerCLI (VMware.Security.CredentialStore)
  • VMware.Vim.dll - vSphere SDK for .NET 5.0.0 build 427151
  • VMware.VimAutomation.Cloud.Commands.dll - VMware.VimAutomation.Cloud.Commands
  • VMware.VimAutomation.Cloud.Impl.dll - VMware.VimAutomation.Cloud.Impl
  • VMware.VimAutomation.Cloud.Interop.dll - VMware.VimAutomation.Cloud.Interop
  • VMware.VimAutomation.Cloud.Types.dll - VMware.VimAutomation.Cloud.Types
  • VMware.VimAutomation.Cloud.Util10.dll - VMware.VimAutomation.Cloud.Util10
  • VMware.VimAutomation.Cloud.Views.dll - VMware.VimAutomation.Cloud.Views
  • VMware.VimAutomation.Sdk.Impl.dll - VMware.VimAutomation.Sdk.Impl
  • VMware.VimAutomation.Sdk.Interop.dll - VMware.VimAutomation.Sdk.Interop
  • VMware.VimAutomation.Sdk.Types.dll - VMware.VimAutomation.Sdk.Types
  • VMware.VimAutomation.Sdk.Util10.dll - VMware.VimAutomation.Sdk.Util10
  • VMware.VimAutomation.Sdk.Util10Ps.dll - VMware.VimAutomation.Util10Ps
  • VMware.VimAutomation.ViCore.Cmdlets.dll - VMware.VimAutomation.ViCore.Cmdlets
  • VMware.VimAutomation.ViCore.Impl.dll - VMware.VimAutomation.ViCore.Impl
  • VMware.VimAutomation.ViCore.Interop.dll - VMware.VimAutomation.ViCore.Interop
  • VMware.VimAutomation.ViCore.Types.dll - VMware.VimAutomation.ViCore.Types
  • VMware.VimAutomation.ViCore.Util10.dll - VMware.VimAutomation.ViCore.Util10
  • VMware.VimAutomation.ViCore.Util10Ps.dll - VMware.VimAutomation.ViCore.Util10Ps
  • IntegritySoapService40.dll - VIIntegrity (IntegritySoapService)
  • VMware.DeployAutomation.dll - PowerCLI (AutoDeploy PowerCLI Cmdlets)
  • Interop.Shell32.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'Shell32'.
  • Interop.VixCOM.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'VixCOM'.
  • VMware.VimAutomation.License.dll - VMware.VimAutomation.License
  • CryptoSupport.dll

How do I remove VMware vSphere Update Manager PowerCLI?

Quickly and completely remove VMware vSphere Update Manager PowerCLI from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall VMware vSphere Update Manager PowerCLI from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program VMware vSphere Update Manager PowerCLI, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove VMware vSphere Update Manager PowerCLI.

Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%
Windows 7 (SP1)
United States

Distribution by countryGeography

100.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 100.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Intel 50.00%
Dell 50.00%

About VMware

VMware provides virtualization platform products that include a player that enables users to run virtual machines on their desktops as well as Workstation for software developers and IT professionals, Server, which enables virtual partitioning of a server, Virtual SMP that enables a virtual machine to use four physical processors simultaneously and VMFS, which allows multiple ESX Servers to share block-based storage.
Publisher URL: www.vmware.com


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