Tag: PowerCLI

Evolving the VMware vSphere Security Configuration Guides

If you’ve watched any of my YouTube videos over the last year or so you know that I’m fond of Bruce Schneier’s essay “The Process of Security.” He wrote it in the year 2000, and

vSphere 7.0 Performance Counter Description

This is a list of all available performance metrics that are available in vSphere vCenter Server 7.0. Performance counters can be views for Virtual Machines, Hosts, Clusters, Resource Pools, and other objects by opening Monitor

Update ESXi 7.0 with VMKUSB NIC Fling to 7.0 Update 1

Posted by Florian Grehl on November 16, 2020 The USB Native Driver Fling, a popular ESXi driver by Songtao Zheng and William Lam that adds support for USB-based Network Adapters, has been updated to version

A Home Lab Basics: Part 1 – An automated ESXi installation

Over time almost every virtualisation specialist asks himself a simple question: ‘Do I need a home lab?’ In recent years, this topic has become more and more popular. Many top bloggers write at least once

vSphere 6.5: Additional considerations when migrating to VMFS-6 – Part 2

In the Part 1 of this series, I was writing about the most common cases which might prevent a successful migration to VMFS-6. There is another one to cover. For ESXi hosts that boot from a flash

PowerCLI: Housekeeping after upgrading to the latest version of PowerCLI

With a new version of VMware PowerCLI 11.1.0 released, it is time to plan for an upgrade. Even if it is simply a matter of one command in PowerShell, you need to remember that the

[URGENT] vSAN 6.6.1: Potential data loss due to resynchronisation mixed with object expansion

Last week VMware released an urgent hotfix to remediate potential data loss in vSAN 6.6.1 due to resynchronisation mixed with object expansion. This is a known issue affecting earlier versions of ESXi 6.5 Express Patch