VMware regularly releases updates to its Powershell module, known as PowerCLI. While in the past you had to go to the vmware.com website, download the executable - by the way, you still can for older versions - and install PowerCLI, you no longer have to since there's an easier way directly from a PowerShell console.
If you do have an older version that was installed via an executable installer, please uninstall it via Apps & features under System Settings before proceeding with the examples shown here.
There is a requirement for installing PowerCLI, and that is to have, at a minimum, PowerShell 3.0 installed. If you have the latest Windows 10 release, you will have no problem installing it. If you need to verify the version installed on your system, run the following command and look for the PSVersion in the output:
Byron Zepeda is a Senior Systems Engineer in Orange County, California, working with VMware vSphere, Citrix Virtual Apps, backups, and storage. As cloud technologies and automation become first-class citizens within IT organizations, he desires to share everything he learns and pass it on to others.