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vCheck Daily Report for vSphere

vCheck is a PowerShell HTML framework script, the script is designed to run as a scheduled task before you get into the office to present you with key information via an email directly to your inbox in a nice easily readable format. This script picks on the key known issues and potential issues scripted as plugins for […]

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HPE 3 PAR with VMware VAAI (vSphere Storage APIs for Array Integration)

VAAI (vSphere Storage APIs for Array Integration) The vSphere Storage APIs are a set of technologies and interfaces that enable vSphere to leverage storage resources to deliver the efficiency, control, and ease of customization that clients demand of their virtual environment. The vSphere Storage APIs for Array Integration (VAAI) is one of these technologies. Under the VAAI initiative, […]

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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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HPE 3 PAR with VMware Virtual Volumes (VVols)

VVols is  was a new storage architecture introduced in vSphere 6 and further enhanced with vSphere 6.5. HPE is a key design partner with VMware who selected HPE 3PAR StoreServ as the Fibre Channel (FC) reference platform for VMware’s engineering team. HPE 3PAR StoreServ provides a tightly integrated experience that does not require an additional plug-in or software […]

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HP 3PAR SSMC – StoreServ Management Console

Old  3PAR Inform Management Console wasn’t exactly the best, screen refreshes taking a while, being logged out of StoreServ’s with the connection still showing as open. HP’s new 3PAR StoreServ Management Console – ‘SSMC’ is more features and stable one. What’s New New dashboard with the same look and feel as OneView Management of file […]

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Comparing Types of Storage – VMware

The following table compares networked storage technologies that vSphere supports. Networked Storage that ESXi Supports Technology Protocols Transfers Interface Fibre Channel FC/SCSI Block access of data/LUN FC HBA Fibre Channel over Ethernet FCoE/SCSI Block access of data/LUN Converged Network Adapter (hardware FCoE) NIC with FCoE support (software FCoE) iSCSI IP/SCSI Block access of data/LUN iSCSI HBA or […]

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Storage Network Technologies

Data has become the most valuable asset both tangibly and intangibly for everyone .Mainly how to effectively store, access, protect and manage critical data is a new challenge facing IT departments. A Storage Area Network (SAN) applies a networking model to storage in the data center. The SANs operate behind the servers to provide a […]

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