Script to List Virtual Machine HW ,VM Tools Version , Tools Status

Below Script will get  virtualmachine hardware version , tools version , Tools status , Tools version status . Connect-VIServer -Server VM-VC.TEST.COM  -User  root -Password ******** Get-VM | Select @{N=”VMName”; E={$_.Name}}, @{N=”HardwareVersion”; E={$_.Extensiondata.Config.Version}}, @{N=”ToolsVersion”; E={$_.Extensiondata.Config.Tools.ToolsVersion}}, @{N=”ToolsStatus”; E={$_.Extensiondata.Summary.Guest.ToolsStatus}}, @{N=”ToolsVersionStatus”; E={$_.Extensiondata.Summary.Guest.ToolsVersionStatus}}, @{N=”ToolsRunningStatus”; E={$_.Extensiondata.Summary.Guest.ToolsRunningStatus}} | Export-Csv  C:\vmdata.csv Output  VMName HardwareVersion ToolsVersion ToolsStatus ToolsVersionStatus ToolsRunningStatus TEST-VM-01 vmx-11 10249 toolsOld guestToolsNeedUpgrade guestToolsRunning TEST-VM-01 […]

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Script For Datastore Utilization

Script For Datastore Utilization This script is very useful to generate the Datastore Utilization of  VMware Infra Save the below script as .PS1 extension  and Run fron vSphere Power CLI ,  Out Put will be saved on  the Location where we mention  , here it is c:\datstoreusage.csv Connect-VIServer (MyvCenter) -User (My Username)-Password (My Password) Get-Datastore | Select Name, @{N=’Type’;E={“$($_.Type)$($_.ExtensionData.Info.Vmfs.MajorVersion)”}}, @{N=’CapacityGB’;E={[math]::Round($_.CapacityGB)}}, […]

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Script to List Thin provisioned virtual disks with disk size Info

Script to List Thin provisioned virtual disks with disk size Info It is very useful script for system admins to generate list of virtual machines having thin disks with details to CSV format .   Connect-VIServer (MyvCenter) -User (My Username)-Password (My Password) $report = @() foreach ($vm in Get-VM){ $view = Get-View $vm if ($view.config.hardware.Device.Backing.ThinProvisioned -eq $true){ $row = ” […]

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Script to List VM and associated folder and Datastore name

Script to List VM and associated folder and Datastore name This script is very useful to identify where the VMs are located on the VMware Infra. Save the below script as .PS1 extension  and Run fron vSphere Power CLI ,  Out Put will be saved on  the Location where we mention  , here it is […]

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Understand Basic Commands – vSphere Power CLI

Understand Basic Commands – vSphere Power CLI After Connecting to vCenter from POwer CLI  Follow below commands List Datacenter Inventory > Get-Datacenter Name —- DATACENTER NAME  List Cluster Inventory > Get-Cluster Name           HAEnabled  HAFailover DrsEnabled DrsAutomationLevel                             […]

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Connect vCenter or ESXi Host From vSphere Power CLI

Connect vCenter or ESXi Host From vSphere Power CLI > Connect-VIServer  “vCenter Name / IP ”     It will ask for user name and password to access vCenter  , or alternate we can add username and password to same line . Use the below basic commands > Get-Esx “ESx hostname/ IP ”   You have to  type […]

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Installing vSphere PowerCLI

PowerCLI is typically installed on a vSphere administrators Microsoft Windows based desktop system or anywhere where you may currently run the vSphere Client, PowerCLI will access the vSphere API in a similar way to the vSphere Client so the same ports and access rights are needed to your vCenter or vSphere host. In order to […]

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