I have created at PowerShell script that obtains a list of VM’s that have snapshots attached. The output is then converted to a html file using the cmdlet ConvertTo-HTML. And just to make it easier to obtain the html file, the script mails the html file to me as an attachment. Ths script has been… Read More »
Today i came across an article from techtarget.com about securing and auditing VM’s and ESX hosts. There are a few free tools that can help you audit your host servers. Tripwire’s ConfigCheck and Configuresoft’s Compliance Checker for ESX, both of which are lite versions of each company’s enterprise-level product. Read the full article here.
VMware has released a video comparing the two installations. The video is worth watching http://www.vmware.com/technology/whyvmware/resources/esxi-hyper-v-installation.html
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… Read More »