image_pdfimage_print
View Post

vSphere arrives on ARM, but not for the reason most admins are thinking

There is a surprising amount of confusion on what the vSphere on ARM architecture announcement is about. The main reason for this is the pretty heavy focus on people thinking that it’s meant to run on a Raspberry Pi or similar device. Ok, I get the cool nerd factor, but seriously, we have to stop for a moment and think …

View Post

PowerCLI 11.0 is Out – Easy Update and Features Galore!

PowerCLI fans unite and celebrate as the launch of the latest edition is now public.¬† If you’re a reader of my blog then there is a good chance you probably found me from PowerShell or PowerCLI¬† content which also is a hint of much more to come in the next while. The first thing you will want to do as …

View Post

Using VMware PowerCLI with Self-Signed TLS/SSL Certificates on vCenter

PowerCLI is one of the more popular scripting environments for VMware administrators and architects around the world, with good reason. It’s also something that newcomers to VMware environments often shy away from when errors are encountered. Hoping to save you some time and a few clicks by sharing the most common first error that admins may bump into.¬† Many VMware …

View Post

Resetting vSphere 6.x ESXi Account Lockouts via SSH

VMware vSphere has had a good security feature added since vSphere ESXi 6.0 to add a root account lockout for safety. After a number of failed login attempts, the server will trigger a lockout. This is a good safety measure for when you have public facing servers and is even important for internally exposed servers on your corporate network. We …