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Restarting managements agents

You know the situation when the host stops reporting its performance counters, do you? CPU and RAM load are showing nils.. This snippet will fix the issue:

Get-View -ViewType HostSystem `
         -Filter @{'Summary.QuickStats.Uptime'='^0$'} `
         -Property Name,ConfigManager | % {
  (Get-View $_.ConfigManager.ServiceSystem).RestartService('vpxa')
} 2>$null