Making peace between VirtualCenter and Lab Manager

posted

If you’re a VMware Lab Manager user, you may have encountered a strange-sounding recommendation that you shouldn’t manage an ESX system with both Lab Manager and VirtualCenter. One reason stems from the fact that if you delete a VM directly from an ESX server, VirtualCenter will actually display the VM as "orphaned". If you use Read more...

Fun with PowerShell 2.0 modules: Storage VMotion

posted

One of the most exciting new features coming in PowerShell 2.0 is the addition of PowerShell modules. When you use modules you don’t have to install or register software. I think the most exciting aspect of this is the fact that you deliver functionality purely over the internet without the need to install and update Read more...

VMware and PowerShell at the next PowerShell Virtual User Group

posted

Marco Shaw has announced the 6th Windows PowerShell Virtual User Group Meeting will be held on 6/24/2008 at 8:00 P.M. Eastern time, and there will be a terrific group of speakers present. The group includes Bruce Payette (of PowerShell in Action fame), Wassim Fayed (master of PowerShell remoting) and Hal Rottenberg (author of an upcoming Read more...

Congratulations, PowerGUI!

posted

Congratulations to Dmitry Sotnikov and the PowerGUI team from Quest Software for winning the "Best of TechEd Breakthrough Product" award at TechEd last week! Being a PowerGUI user myself I can tell you it’s a great tool, especially if you get nervous around a command line. Coincidentally, Mike Laverick over at RTFM Education has written Read more...

Virtual switches are hard.

posted

Jonathan Walz and Hal Rottenberg have an excellent podcast that is devoted to Windows PowerShell, if you haven’t listened you should definitely give it a try. In their most recent episode, Hal mentioned that I will be at TechEd in Orlando next week. Hal also mentioned that I had some demos that I would be Read more...