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VMFS 6 Datastore in VMware vSphere 6.5

VMFS 6 Datastore in VMware vSphere 6.5 The new storage enhancements that come with vSphere 6.5 using 4K aligned drives and the new unmap feature, you need to use a VMFS 6 formatted datastore. Create VMFS 6 Datastore in VMware vSphere 6.5 VMware furthers the distance in core functionality you can do in the vsphere Windows client […]

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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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Restore ESXi 6.0 to Previous version

Restore ESXi 6.0 to Previous version Here we explian simple method to restore to old ESXi version . This scenario os restoration of ESXi 6.0U2 to 6.0U1b Note: Back up your configuration data before making any changes. 1. Reboot the ESXi from Direct Console User Interface (DCUI) screen.    In the DCUI screen, press F12 to […]

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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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Join External PSC 6.5 to Domain

Join External PSC 6.5 to Domain Login to the appliance management portal browse to https://IP:5480 where IP is the IP or FQDN of the virtual appliance. Login with the root account. Here we can configure settings specific to the virtual appliance, such as networking, SSH, syslog, etc. To access the user interface browse to https://IP/psc where IP is the […]

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EMC Networker vProxy VM Backup Issue – Error disabling storage migration

EMC Networker vProxy VM Backup Issue – Error disabling storage migration This is one of the major issue with emc networker vproxy backup .The workaround for solving the issue , we have to enable the storage migration from proxy console  Steps to verify issue: Log in to vProxy as root Change to bin directory cd […]

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