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PowerShell: ESX/vCenter Inventory for Virtual Appliance (vApp)


PowerShell script to return a machine inventory from vCenter and export it in CSV format.


I was asked to perform an inventory of all virtual machines running on a customer managed virtual appliance for accounting purposes, they required a specific set of data in a CSV format. 792 more words


Talking Functional Ops & Bare Metal DevOps with vBrownBag [video]

Last Wednesday (3/11/15), I had the privilege of talking with the vBrownBag crowd about Functional Ops and bare metal deployment.  In this hour, I talk about how functional operations (FuncOps) works as an extension of… 74 more words


Performing Basic Troubleshooting For ESXi Hosts

The following is an excerpt from Official Cert Guide: VCP5-DCV: VMware Certified Professional 5 – Data Center Virtualization, 2nd Edition written by Bill Ferguson. See more book excerpts and op-ed articles on Tom’s… 2,412 more words


VMware KB (1008205): Using esxtop to identify storage performance issues for ESX / ESXi (multiple versions)

Using esxtop to identify storage performance issues for ESX / ESXi (multiple versions) (1008205)


This article provides information about esxtop and latency statistics that can be used when troubleshooting performance issues with SAN-connected storage (Fibre Channel or iSCSI). 834 more words


What happens at which vSphere memory state?

Good post by Duncan Epping (thank you)

I’ve received a bunch of questions from people around what happens at each vSphere memory state after writing the article around… 15 more words


Ports, ports and more ports. A tale of bandwidth.

This week we will be looking at bandwidth and the growing requirements upon it, as per normal there are multiple drivers for moving to a higher bandwidth network. 611 more words


VMware ESXi unresponsive

Did you ever run into an unresponsive ESXi hosts?

well I did this month and it gave me a lot of headache this past weeks… 628 more words