Resetting Administrator Password in Windows 2012/2008 VM

Resetting Administrator Password in Windows 2012/2008 VM If you face any challenge to login to VM after restoreing from backup you may use below method to reset the password of windows 2012/2008  server . Boot from the Micrsoft Windows Server 2012/2008 DVD From the Windows Setup menu, click “Next”. Select “Repair your computer” Under Choose and option, […]

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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 the Previous version Here we explain the 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 the Direct Console User Interface (DCUI) screen.    In the DCUI screen, press […]

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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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