Hello all, I hope that everyone has enjoyed their Christmas and holidays so far? I had a plugged sink Christmas day about an hour or so before people showed up. So that was exciting but our dinner turned out wonderful, but the stack of dishes was scary the next day. My small family is scattered … Continue reading Newsletter: December 28
Month: December 2013
Solving issues using CloudPhysics
Hello all, I know I said this was the last post of the year, but I thought of some cool things I wanted to share so here we are. I had some interesting issues when I was at my previous employer. I am going to share how I solved them using CloudPhysics. I am not … Continue reading Solving issues using CloudPhysics
PowerCLI Series - vCheck
Hi all, This is likely my last blog for the year. At least right now I think that. But I wanted to get this done. This is the end of the PowerCLI Series - at least for now. As I find or hear about cool scripts I will share them. In particular, I will be … Continue reading PowerCLI Series - vCheck
vSphere 5.5b Upgrade - things to know!
Hello everyone, Things winding down for the holiday, but I have some time still so am trying to get some things done. This post is about the vSphere vC 5.5b upgrade, and host patching. Both were released very recently - around the 22nd I think. I use a Windows vC so the upgrade was a … Continue reading vSphere 5.5b Upgrade - things to know!
PowerCLI Series - sample useful scripts - configure DNS, domain, and NTP
Hello again, Don't you love time off (and wife not around)? I can work on what I want. So very productive on this PowerCLI stuff, and I will do a vC upgrade blog soon too. But back to this. In part 1 we got things working, and in part 2 we saw a sample script … Continue reading PowerCLI Series - sample useful scripts - configure DNS, domain, and NTP
PowerCLI Series - sample useful scripts - stop SSH
Hello again, In part 1 I helped you to get PowerCLI working. Now we are going to look at some scripts that are very useful. I am not a developer of scripts, but rather a consumer. I can tweak them as necessary but I rather find something I need that is very close and that … Continue reading PowerCLI Series - sample useful scripts - stop SSH
PowerCLI Series - Getting Started - 2013 edition
Hello all, I want to help everyone get more out of PowerCLI. So I am going to work through a short series on getting started with it, and doing a number of different things with it. This is more about being a consumer, rather than a developer. But it will get you going. Why PowerCLI? … Continue reading PowerCLI Series - Getting Started - 2013 edition
Newsletter: December 21
Hello, I hope that everyone had an interesting and rewarding week. And yes, I hope everyone has their Christmas shopping done! I spent the week with my new employer and traveling. And now I am home before Christmas and things to do before Santa shows up. I still have things to share and so we … Continue reading Newsletter: December 21
Why I like the vSphere Web Client a lot!
Hello all, I started to use the vSphere Web Client before it was released in 5.0 or 5.1 and I was not too happy with it. But as part of my job I used it anyway. I found bugs, and made suggestions and it has improved. I now reach for it by default, and … Continue reading Why I like the vSphere Web Client a lot!
Newsletter: December 15
Hello all, For a fair number of years, I think from late 2007 until today, I did a newsletter for a large number of people - weekly in fact. It went out to mostly partners of VMware, and VMware people as well around the globe. With my not being part of VMware any longer it … Continue reading Newsletter: December 15