Ramblings about randomness I’ve found on the internets this week – you know, like...Read More
There’s no doubt that I’ve been a big fan of Veeam Backup and Replication. For the most part in my day job this has been a set and forget type of application that just works (and even through the use of...Read More
The ability to have vCO kick off PowerShell scripts is pretty awesome! And the fact that you can kick these off contextually inside of the vSphere Web Client is even more awesome! Even more awesome than that, yes,...Read More
Over that past few months I've been getting quite a few emails and comments as it pertains to the scripts I have shared to shutdown and power on VMs in the event of power loss. I assume since the storm weather is...Read More
Alright, here's a script I quickly pieced together to accomplish the task of moving some of our templates over to a new cluster. At the time I was currently in the process of deploying a new cluster on a new...Read More
Wait! I thought I had UPS plugged into my host and setup as passthru to my VM already! Why can't I see it now? What happened? Who moved that external drive I had connected to my Veeam console to seed...Read More
Thus far in this series of posts we have installed and configured vCenter Orchestrator as well as setup and utilized a couple of plugins; the vCenter plug-in and the PowerShell plug-in. Before the series ends I wanted to go...Read More
Going through all of your hosts and setting your multipathing policy manually through either the C# or the vSphere Web Client can certainly be a trying task. Sure, if you have 2 or 3 hosts it might be alright, but anything...Read More
Alright! So far throughout this series of posts we have installed, configured and setup vCenter Orchestrator; as well as created and tested the integration between both vCO and the vSphere Web Client. So what’s next in...Read More
First off I want to state that by no means do I have anything to do with VMware and/or the development of any of the following. Also, VMware has nothing to do with me and to my knowledge are not working on any of the following...Read More
As of late I’ve been working on a PowerCLI script to assist me with the deployment of around 50 or so ESXi hosts. For the most part the PowerCLI cmdlets have been pretty self explanatory and pretty simple to use. Really...Read More
OK so here’s a quick one. I know there are many other posts out there about this, i’ve come across multiple ones but again for my own documentation and for the mere fact that usually writing about something helps me...Read More
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