When first using VMware PowerCLI, you will need to add functions that are associated with your profile.
Create a new profile:
PowerCLI> New-item –type file –force $profile
Once your profile has been created, you can now add functions by typing:
PowerCLI> notepad $profile
The above command simply opens notepad and allows you to edit your profile directly.
Once you have added functions, you will need to reload your profile (or restart PowerCLI):