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Powershell Script for Shutting Down your vSphere Environment

Every now and then I need to setup an environment so that if a power outage occurs out of business hours there is a sort of automation taking care of that gracefully shutting down all VMs and Hosts to prevent failures. 1,953 more words


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Deploy vCenter Log Insight Windows Agent using GPO

The VMware documentation covers this, but I thought I’d add my “insight” (get it? har har)


  1. Get Microsoft Orca.  It’s part of the SDK found…
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VMware VSphere

NSX-v and vCNS Coexistence

It may or may not be apparent, but NSX for vSphere is in many ways the next version of vCNS. In my lab, I’ve attempted to keep vCNS while adding NSX to the… 64 more words

VMware VSphere

Convert VMware NAA value to Frame and Device ID for vMax and Symmetrix

The following will convert a VMAX/Symmetrix NAA value into a frame and device ID.

  • Save the below into a .psm1 file
Function Convert-NaaIdToVmaxFrameAndDeviceId ($naa) { 175 more words
VMware VSphere

Upgrading/Installing vSphere 5.5 Update 1 skipping the NFS bug

Lately I had to deal with a customer who run into the NFS bug without even knowing it.

Most people updated vSphere to 5.5 update 1 to fix the Heartbleed bug (or maybe because it was just the latest version available to install) but then they had to deal with the other problems; I blame the Heartbeat bug for the rush out of update 1 which lead to the NFS bug. 251 more words