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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Connect Veeam to vCenter 6.5

Connect Veeam to vCenter 6.5 In my lab environment, I have deployed a vCenter Server Appliance 6.5 (VCSA). The VCSA FQDN is admin.vsphere.lab. First, you need an administrator user to connect to vCenter from Veeam. From vCenter, add a new user as below. I have called mine Veeam. Next, add this user to Administrators group. In Veeam, navigate to Backup […]

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Backup and restore VMware – Virtual Machine

Backup a virtual machine To protect a VM, navigate to virtual machines and select the one you want to backup. Then right click on the VM and select Add to the backup job. For this example, I choose to protect a domain controller. Give a name and a description to your backup job and click on next. […]

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Why VMware vCenter 6.5 Update 1d /1e?

VMware has released two important updates for virtual infrastructure management server – VMware vCenter 6.5 Update 1d and 1e . Both updates have significantly improved the functionality of the vCenter management server, despite it’s just one more letter added to Update 1. VMware vCenter 6.5 Update 1d vCenter 6.5 Update 1d is interesting because it includes […]

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Veeam 9.5 Backup & Replication – VMware

Veeam Backup & Replication is a backup solution which works for VMware & Hyper-V VM and physical servers (Windows and Linux). Veeam has many advantages over the other solutions on the market such as Instant VM Recovery, the easy graphical interface and the host-level backup for SQL Server, Active Directory or file servers. In this […]

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