Hello and welcome to Quick Tips.
This quick tip is designed to walk a novice, step by step, through the process of updating an ESXi host. If you’re not a novice, this will be a refresher.
Mostly, I wanted to write it down somewhere so I wouldn’t forget in my old age.
Sorry folks, no pictures on this one. Maybe…
Ever wanted to remove an unused hard drive from a VM without removing the wrong one?
Sometimes VMs will have multiple vDisks with the same size, making it difficult to determine which one is the drive in Windows you wanted to remove.
I present to you… a script.
Done groaning yet? Well good!
There are many commands, snippets and…
Well, the time has come to revist some code. New year, I’ve learned some more about coding, and need to stretch the fingers a little.
The previous article detailed how to do this, and sooo much more. This article will be a bit more compact, use “off the shelf” components and is compatiable with VMware 5 – 6.5. You will…
1 – Get Required PowerShell Modules
Install VMWare PowerCLI:
This is VMWare’s PowerCLI PowerShell module. Used to interact with vCenter.
Find-Module -Name VMware.PowerCLI
Install-Module -Name VMware.PowerCLI -Scope CurrentUser
This is a custom module to allow us to easily configure RDM devices and other volume settings.
Copy Module Files:
Into PowerShell Global Module Folder: