Enable / Disable alerts on ESXi Cluster script

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Configure all vDS port groups as Elastic script – vSphere 6.0 (vds 5/5.5)

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Tested on vSphere 6.0u1 vDS 5 and 5.5, Nov 2016
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vCloud Director RESTapi using powershell to disable org,orgvdc and poweroff vApps

Share This: Script written to automate vCD cancellation process using powershell and REST. It takes vcd and organization as input and cancel that customer in multi tenant environments. By cancel I mean disable org,orgvcd and power off all existing vApps.

Any questions let me know! Enjoy.
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Powershell & SSH-Module – automated ssh/sshd configuration changes for multiple nodes

Share This: This script uses powershell ssh module and provides a quick way for global configuration changes if puppet/chef etc is not available in your environment. Below is an example of ssh/sshd changes. Moreover using invoke-sshcommand can perform any  action / pass parameters to the shell.

Enjoy.
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Powershell,ovftool & powercli unattended deployment Tips

Share This: Typical vCC deployment command syntax is:

Here’s how to obtain some of those parameters (PowerCLI): Get host from specific cluster:

Get datastore with most free space for specific cluster:

Get network with specific content/prefix:

Have fun!
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ovftool syntax and escaping special characters

Share This: Came across an issue (what are the odds for that ?) where my password did not go along with ovftool syntax. The syntax is vi://username:password@vcserveraddress You could see having @ is a problem, as well as ad account having ‘ad\’ , found this blog by Steve Flanders which allow me to bypass this […]
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Automated deployment of vCC Server/Node on biggest datastore/dmz network/LDAP auth using powershell and powerCLI

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EDIT – Struggling with VAMI property key does not exist, here’s the workaround. Let the VM boot without applying network settings and use PowerCLI – Invoke-VMScript

Enjoy. Datastore calculations found on http://www.spug.co.uk/?p=185 @Thanks! Also William Lam’s post http://www.virtuallyghetto.com/2011/11/unattended-deployment-of-vcloud.html – Thanks!
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Change linux credentials using SSH-Sessions – powershell script

Share This: This script can be used as it is (providing host and old and new credentials) or even better by obtaining credentials from central password repository and setting the value to $credentials. Git: https://github.com/cann0nf0dder

 
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