PowerShell script for ESXi hardening

With each release of VMware new hypervisor vmware releases its security hardening guide. It contains various best practices according to which customers need to set up their environment. However not all the customer (I know) follow all the best practice steps - because sometimes their environment doesn't allow them to make certain changes  or due to... Continue Reading →

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PowerCLI for vROps – Getting started

PowerCLI or PowerShell scripting is a great way to automate day-to-day tasks as well as performing complex operations. There are large number of customers who extensively use PowerCLI within their vSphere environment to fetch various infrastructure related details. One can write a simple script to get VM, Datastore, Cluster and many more results within no time.... Continue Reading →

Using vROps (6.5) Custom Group for troubleshooting

Recently I came across a situation where one of my customer was troubleshooting cluster performance issue using vROps (6.2) and they were stuck at the point where predefined metrics were available and they had to check relevant information from available  options. That's when I realized how important is Creating Custom Group functionality which was introduced with vROps 6.5 So... Continue Reading →

PowerShell script to collect VM Snapshot details

Snapshots are the most widely used features in vSphere environment. Ever since this feature was introduced  by VMware it has been popular among customers. But many a times VM level snapshots are mislead with virtual machine backup which creates lot of performance issues and administrators have to spend numerous hours to fix it. Refer to VMware KB 1015180 for... Continue Reading →

Upgrading to vROps 6.5

vROps 6.5 has been in talks since the day it was released. In my last blog I shared information on what's new in vROps 6.5 so in this blog I'll be showing how to upgrade your existing vROps environment to 6.5 In order to upgrade to vROps 6.5 customer has to be atleast on version 6.2.x... Continue Reading →

Docker on vSphere

There are lot of talks about Docker/Container these days. If we take a look at companies like Facebook, Twitter, Uber, Lyft, AirBNB etc they are really changing face of business as well as IT operations. Let me put it this way - every time there is a Facebook update from user side all I need to do is... Continue Reading →

What is vRLI (vRealize LogInsight 4.x)

With the growing infrastructure and huge amount of  components (both physical as well as virtual) accountability and availability of these components are also increasing. Every time if there is any incident and customer logs a case with vendor support team the first thing they ask for is Logs. With the increase in number of various software components... Continue Reading →

vROps 6.5 What’s new..!

vROps has always been a trusted product for monitoring & forensics and customers have relied on its ability to analyze their infrastructure to get a holistic view of the environment. With the GA release of vROps 6.5 the abilities of this product have gone even far and some out of the box features make this release more... Continue Reading →

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