Get ESXi Hosts WWNs Powershell and Shell Scripts

So, at first you’d say oh this has been done before via PowerCLI and that is true in the case where you have a vCenter up and running and you’ve created all your clusters and so on and so forth. But my argument is, when we build new infrastructures (and I am talking to the Continue Reading →

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vSphere 6.0 Home Lab Upgrade (Issues faced)

Finally I could find some quality time to spend with my lab (quality implies break and fix, no?) so one of my bad habits is that I try to install/update/upgrade things without reading about them (this strictly for my lab environment) because I always love seeing the outcome of errors that a normal user (people Continue Reading →

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ESXi 5.5 and HP-AMS Heap globalCartel-1 already at its maximum size

Nothing better than waking to a Saturday support call, no? Don’t you just love not having a weekend and support your clients instead ;-). So long story short, it was a VMware Horizon View infrastructure and all the virtual machines that were being requested by the users were not powering on and we were getting Continue Reading →

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Symantec Netbackup with a Netscaler load-balanced Exchange Server 2010 CAS Array

We had a Netbackup implementation recently and the environment had an Exchange Server 2010 environment with a CAS Array load balanced via a Netscaler appliance (of course I did that installation as well :-P). The way that Netbackup works in terms of restore is that it communicates with the mailbox servers via the client access Continue Reading →

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vCenter Server 5.5 u2 hangs on Installing Directory Services

Well I am playing around with something related to the vCenter Server installation, so I wanted to install vCenter Server 5.5 u2 on a standalone non domain server. I deployed my Windows Server 2012 R2 template and kicked in the installation, I reached a point where it asked me if I want to use the Continue Reading →

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