Quick powercli search for information on recently deleted VMs

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Above is quick and dirty syntax that’s quite easy to remember! More syntax options can be found here: http://www.virtu-al.net/2009/08/27/powercli-one-liners-last-10-vms-created-and-removed/  
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vSphere 6.x Enable & Disable iSCSI Jumbo Frames on vmk & vswitches powershell script

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PowerCLI Core on Mac OS Sierra setup guide

Share This: “PowerCLI Core uses Microsoft PowerShell Core and .Net Core to enable users of Linux, Mac and Docker to now use the same cmdlets which were previously only available on windows.” This will allow you to use PowerCLI and connect to vCenter Server / Hosts directly from your Mac Terminal! 1.Download the fling from: […]
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vSphere ESXi Rolling reboots Safe powershell script – Calculate Cluster load / Safe MM

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Calculate Cluster Load vSphere powershell script / function

Share This: I was surprised I couldn’t find this script/function when looking across WWW. Here it is!

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HPE Stackato 3.4.2 / 3.6.2 cloud deployment automated for vSphere – Powershell

Share This: Build template: In order to run the Invoke-VMscript cmdlet, we need to spin up stackato VM from ovf, install VMware tools, run some recent updates/patches and save this VM as template. Deploy stackato VM from OVF Open VM Console and configure OS: Login with stackato/stackato Reset stackato password to stackato123 using passwd Change […]
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Update all Host profiles from reference host script

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Enable / Disable alerts on ESXi Cluster script

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Configure all vDS port groups as Elastic script – vSphere 6.0 (vds 5/5.5)

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Tested on vSphere 6.0u1 vDS 5 and 5.5, Nov 2016
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vSphere 6u2 permissions vs perl SDK API calls.

Share This: Prior to upgrading to vSphere 6  (running 5.5) my user account had a read-only privileges on the vSphere object, Datacenter object, as well as some grater rights on clusters, vDS and datastore. Using Perl SDK to deploy new VM’s – vmcreate.pl worked fine. PowerCLI C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware vSphere CLI\Perl\apps\vm> perl .\vmcreate.pl –url https://vCenterServer.local:443/sdk/webService –filename C:\Sc ripts\XMLVM.xml –schema C:\Scripts\Schema.xsd […]
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