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PowerCLI – export import VM annotations

Quick script to export or import virtual machine annotations to/from CSV format. Very handy in situation when virtual machine was unregistered and registered back in vCenter inventory. registering VM back won’t restore virtual machine...

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VMware host profiles and IPv6

For a past day I tried to set up a host profiles to standardize ESXi deployment and I came across to problems to solve: When host profiles was applied, ESXi host lost completely it’s...

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PowerCLI – vulnerability report script

I had to create a script to automate vulnerability reporting. Thanks to my colleague Grzegorz from http://psvmware.wordpress.com who helped me a lot with a script. Script generates report in CSV format and send email...

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vSphere 5.1 U1 released

Yesterday late evening VMware released vSphere 5.1 U1. What new: Reduced downtime upgrade for VMware Tools – After you upgrade to the VMware Tools available with version 5.1, reboots have been reduced or eliminated...

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vSphere 5.1 Hardening Guide – released

After couple of months since public beta, VMware released vSphere 5.1 Hardening Guide official version. In my opinion, vSphere 5.1 Hardening Guide is one of the most, if not the most important documents for...

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vOpenData – send data now !!

vOpenData is a very cool project that grew from the question “What is the average VMDK size for deployed virtual machines?” Project collects data from virtual infrastructure and provides awesome statistics to public. From...