As many who use vCenter to host their virtual servers know, snapshots are a critical function, one that is frequently undertaken before upgrades or changes to a system. However, taking snapshots can be a tedious process, particularly if you are taking multiple snapshots. Fortunately, VMware has created the PowerCLI PowerShell module, which can make this process much more efficient. I used the VMware.VimAutomation.Core PowerShell module, which was downloaded from the PowerShell Gallery website. Let’s review how to perform common tasks in the web view, and see how to do the same task from the CLI.