As part of my File Migration Series, I have been talking about moving files. But this weekend I had to move a bunch of virtual machines from one storage array to another. So I thought it was time for a script. One of my co-workers - Will Urban - likes to script and he came … Continue reading Mass SvMotion!
Hello all, I hope everyone is doing well today? Had my first tornado warning yesterday - interesting sound it made on my iPhone. I looked but did not see any tornadoes though. This was another fun week working with developers and QA on making sure our product is delivered in the best quality, and on … Continue reading Newsletter: September 7, 2014
Hello all, I published a blog article today about install / configure of Dell's OpenManage (OM) Integration for vCenter. This article will be about using this handy tool to upgrade various BIOS and firmware on my Dell hosts. All without an outage of course. Where do we start? We need to make sure that OM … Continue reading Updating Dell firmware using OpenManage in vCenter
I like to edit PowerCLI or PowerShell scripts on my Mac. And of course I want syntax coloring like I get in NotePad++ in Windows. Here is how I do that. Download Sublime Text here. It is beta but that has not caused me any issues. Now download the PowerShell package here. Once downloaded extract … Continue reading PowerShell syntax color in Sublime Text
Important Note - I was updating this for v3 of the OM tool, and I cannot make it work with vCenter 5.5 U3a. I do not see U3 or U3a in their compatibility list so that may explain it. Much of the article has in fact been updated but it has not been finished due … Continue reading How to Install and Configure Dell’s OpenManage Integration for vCenter v3.x