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If you have your hosts connected to a Cisco network infrastructure, you can see a hosts CDP information directly from within the VI Client. As you can see in the exampels below it’s quite impossible to get the full CDP picture if you have many hosts with multiple NICs. So I created a script that […]

Just released the complete powershell script to control vRanger backup from vCenter. Read about the script and it’s features here. Download it here.

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 […]

A friend on the Danish VMUG pointed me towards this simple backup script, from GestaltIT.com. http://gestaltit.com/all/tech/virtualization/simon/vmware-backup-powercli-script/ The script creates a snapshot of a VM (from a CSV file) and creates a Thin Provisioned clone based on the snapshot, on a specified datastore (from the CSV file). This a smart and simple way to create a […]