FIX: After upgrade PowerCLI to 12.5 there is no Get-VIApplianceService Command

You may come accross that after updating your PowerCLI module to version 12.5, you cannot run Get-VIApplianceService command. Even that your modules shows correct version.

 I initially was not able to get it to work in my lab due to several installations/versions of PowerCLI on my server.

I was able to resolve the issue by uninstalling PowerCLI with the following command as I apparently had a couple of versions installed in different folders:

Get-Module VMware.* -ListAvailable | Uninstall-Module -Force

To check if you have other version installed please run this command:

Get-Module VMware.PowerCLI -ListAvailable

To confirm your Module path run this command:

$env:PSModulePath -split “;”

The last thing is to manually remove any folder started with VMware, if any left and re-install PowerCLI

Install-Module VMware.PowerCLI -Scope AllUser

After fresh PowerCLI installation I was able to run Get-VIApplianceService command

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