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Got a PSOD? Check which VMs restarted by HA!

Got a PSOD? Check which VMs restarted by HA!

We design highly redundant Datacenters, Clusters, Storage Systems and even Networks, but in the end we still have some unplaned outages :/ This week we had a defect Memory DIMM that caused a PSOD on one ESXi Host. HA restarted the VMs fine, but we want to know quickly which VMs restarted. Check out a PowerCLI one liner to find the restarted VMs!

PowerCLI is now available on OSX and Linux too!

PowerCLI is now available on OSX and Linux too!

I was very happy to see¬†Luc Dekens and¬†Alan Renouf @VMworld¬†Session¬†#INF8092R. And I was¬†even more happy to see PowerCLI is becoming available¬†on other Platforms like OSX and Linux too. At the moment¬†it’s “only” a Fling, but this is quite sure only the beginning. Get the Fling PowerCLI Core¬†at¬†https://labs.vmware.com/flings/powercli-core

Is the SSH-Service on your ESXi disabled?

Is the SSH-Service on your ESXi disabled?

In times like these, where daily security leaks are¬†published, it’s time to check some basics. Run the following PowerCLI Script to see if¬†the SSH-Service is running and disable it!

Enjoy ūüėČ

Get all the VMworld 2016 Sessions

Get all the VMworld 2016 Sessions

Updated:¬†The Sessions US are no more available on¬†this way, but the EU ūüėČ You want all the Sessions from VMworld 2016? First, you have to download this¬†raw_download_urls¬†File.¬†In this file the URL’s are listed. Now, download the MP4-Files in PowerShell ūüėČ

Enjoy¬†!