Monthly Archives: November 2014

vmware tools upgrade without reboot

Get-VM <virutal machine> Get-VM test-08R2-1 | update-tools -noreboot Advertisements

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ESXi host cannot initiate vMotion or enable services

It hit some errors in my ESXi environment one month ago, there are 2 x ESXi 5.1 host (HP DL380 Gen8) in one Cluster Group. I discovered that the ESXi host cannot enable service, cannot login in ESX shell and cannot connect to … Continue reading

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Preparing one VMware book.

By packt publishing’s invitation, I’m preparing one book which is related VMware with Storage. This book will be released after July 2015. I spent much of time for preparing that book. During this period, I don’t often update the post … Continue reading

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Collect the info of ESX Server’s Resource Pool

Export the report of ESX’s Resource Pool easily by using VMware PowerCLI,  detail as below, Get-Cluster –Name <Cluster Name> | Get-ResourcePool | Export-CSV –Path c:\VMs.csv –UseCulture -NoTypeInformation Get-ResourcePool –location (Get-Cluster –Name <cluster name>) | Select-Object –Property Name,Parent | Export-CSV –Path … Continue reading

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VMware vExpert 2015 Program kickoff today

Applications for the 2015 vExpert program are now open. Applications will be accepted until December 12th at midnight PST. Applications received after the December 12th deadline will roll into the next nomination & voting process. vExpert 2015 announcement will be … Continue reading

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VMware Management with PowerCLI 5.8 Release 1 Poster

VMware vSphere PowerCLI contains snapins of cmdlets based on Microsoft PowerShell for automating vSphere and vCloud administration. It provides C# and PowerShell interfaces to VMware vSphere and vCloud APIs. You can download the VMware Management with PowerCLI 5.8 Release 1 … Continue reading

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