A. Mikkelsen

VMware ESX scripts, commands, tools and other nice to know things that will make your virtualization days easier!!!!

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Since Vizioncore came out with vRanger 4.x, last year, I been working on porting the VBS script “vRanger Script version 2.0” to Powershell. During this time I have found several bugs/missing functionality in the vAPI. Vizioncore have corrected the bugs with new releases of vRanger. The first vRanger version where all vAPI cmdlets worked in […]

Yesterday I by mistake added the VirtualCenter servers local Users group to a folder in VC with ReadOnly permissions. This resulted in that I couldn’t delete or change any permissions on the folder. To solve the problem do the following (On a MSSQL2000 – should be almost the same on MSSQL2005): Open the SQL Server […]

A few weeks ago we were conducting a vRanger DR test of a VM (new host and new LUN). The VM was restored succesfull, but when we powered it on we discovered that it for some unexplaned reason had lost the SCSI0:1 (100GB) and SCSI0:2(300GB) VMDK’s. It had created two new 20GB VMDK’s instead. We […]

I’m now done with the new script and it’s working perfectly. Background for the script: At work we use vRanger to take DR snapshots of all our VM’s (more than 400). We decided that we would only snapshot drive 0 and use a TSM client to backup the data in each VM and that the […]

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At work we use vRanger to take DR snapshots of all our VM’s (more than 370). We decided that we would only snapshot drive 0 and use a TSM client to backup tha data in each VM and that the snapshots were only to be taken outside working hours. These choices gave us some problems […]