Changing VMX files just got a whole lot easier.

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Ever had one of those moments when someone shows you something that’s a whole lot simpler than what you had in mind? I just had one of those moments. For a long time I’ve wanted the ability to script VMX file changes because there’s a lot of really important and useful stuff you can do Read more...

Videos from VMworld

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Thanks to everyone who came out to our Managing VMware with PowerShell session at VMworld 2008! We estimate that there were between 800 and 900 of you, which was way above any of our guesses. Hopefully it was worth everyone’s time. My slide deck is online, and in addition here are the demo videos we Read more...

Announcing the winners of the VI Toolkit Scripting Contest!

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Thanks to everyone for you hard work and contributions to our VI Toolkit Scripting contest. Now the time has come to announce our winners! First Prize: Our first prize, a trip to VMworld, goes to LucD for his script, which is a really cool Guest Provisioning System. I really like Luc’s application because it very Read more...

And the winner of the VI Toolkit Scripting Contest is…

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going to be announced later today. But since I have your attention, I wanted to mention two blogs that any PowerShell enthusiast should be subscribed to: First is PeetersOnline.nl by Hugo Peeters. Hugo’s been running a "Helpful Script of the day" feature for a while now, and there’s a lot of really useful stuff there, Read more...

VI Toolkit (for Windows) Update 1 released.

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Some users had reported slowness when using the Get-VM cmdlet. The reason turned out to be an odd quirk in querying some types of network adapters, so many people weren’t affected at all. On the other hand, if you were affected, it was pretty annoying. To address this we’ve released Update 1 of our toolkit. Read more...