New Release – PowerCLI 12

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This week has been full of announcements, releases, and so much other excitement. We can’t help but join in with a release of our own in the form of PowerCLI 12.0.0! This new release comes complete with a massive amount of new functionality, support for newly released products, and some performance improvements too. PowerCLI 12.0.0 Read more...

Audit and Manage ESXi Hosts with PowerCLI

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It’s not enough in this day and age for administrators to oversee their virtual environments. Increasingly I hear more about the need for updating the ESXi hosts’ drivers and firmware during maintenance windows. I get it, I completely understand this need. So how does an admin keep up on what hardware all of his VMs Read more...

VMware and Cisco UCS Integration

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One of the main areas of PowerShell that always impresses me is the integration of applications which were not designed to work together, it is often an overlooked and yet very powerful feature which enables products from the same company and even products from multiple companies to be glued together by PowerShell and integrate data Read more...

PowerCLI 5.1 – What’s New ?

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With the announcement of vSphere 5.1 from Steve Herrod at VMworld 2012 – San Francisco I wanted to highlight the new features which will be available as part of VMware vSphere PowerCLI 5.1 Release 1. Background As with previous releases there have been many enhancements to PowerCLI, as users of PowerCLI will know, as part Read more...

Updating your hosts file

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Posted by Alan Renouf Technical Marketing How many times have you built a test lab, perhaps you are trying out nested virtualization, which is very cool by the way! Whilst doing this myself I normally come across an issue where my DNS is not 100% correct, normally I end up editing my hosts file to Read more...

PowerCLI at VMworld 2011 (Las Vegas) UPDATE

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VSP2296 What everybody ought to know about reporting vSphere and vCloud environment with PowerCLI session has a repetition! If you haven’t managed to subscribe for it in the first time slot due to the high interest level from the audience, now you have the opportunity to attend the second one on Tuesday 4:30 PM. Read more...