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POWERCLI AND VSPHERE WEB CLIENT: JOIN ESXI INTO ACTIVE DIRECTORY DOMAIN CONTROLLER

This is another best security guideline to always join Esxi server into domin, most preferable is Active Directory domain controller, One of the advantage is I can use domain-wide authentication with Domain joined ESXi, Means I don't have to use or share root or any local username to login, Creating…

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POWERCLI: VIRTUAL MACHINE STORAGE MIGRATE/SVMOTION AND DATASTORE PORT BINDING MULTIPATHING

POWERCLI VMWARE: CONFIGURE SOFTWARE ISCSI STORAGE ADAPTER AND ADD VMFS DATASTORE

This blog article is similar to my previous notes VMWARE ESXI INSTALL AND CONFIGURE SOFTWARE ISCSI STORAGE ADAPTER FOR VMFS VERSION 6 DATASTORE. Here I am using VMware Powercli instead of vSphere web client to configure iScsi storage adpater and add new datastore. As this is complete powercli artic…

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FIND FREE OR UNASSIGNED STORAGE LUN DISKS ON VMWARE ESXI SERVER

This is one of my small script. And I use it to find free or unassigned unforrmatted LUNs/Disks on Esxi server. When Lun or disk from storage (most probably remote) assigned and presented to Esxi server, this LUN doesn't have any partition, and unformatted as a raw disk, This is visible when you try…

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POWERCLI: VMWARE ESXI CONFIGURE (VSWITCH) VMKERNEL NETWORK PORT FOR ISCSI STORAGE

In earlier chapter I created new VMKernel adapter using vSphere Web client GUI, Here I am going to perform same steps but using vmware powercli, If you are new to PowerCLI, need to set it up, I am suggesting check my another blog VMWARE VSPHERE POWERCLI INSTALLATION AND CONFIGURATION STEP BY STEP. …

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VMWARE VSPHERE POWERCLI INSTALLATION AND CONFIGURATION STEP BY STEP

VMWare vSphere suite (vCenter, Esxi and other products) can be managed using powercli, It is software module installed as same as about to deprecate old vSphere c# client. Prerequisite is you must have Powershell on the client desktop or server from you are managing vSphere, by default Powershell av…

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POWERCLI INITIALIZE-POWERCLIENVIRONMENT.PS1 CANNOT BE LOADED BECAUSE RUNNING SCRIPTS IS DISABLED

VMWARE VSPHERE POWERCLI INSTALLATION AND CONFIGURATION STEP BY STEP

After installing VMware vSphere PowerCLI installer, when running it for first time you may see below error on the PowerCLI console.

. : File C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\Infrastructure\vSphere PowerCLI\Scripts\Initialize-Po…

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POWERCLI : ESXI SERVER SNMP CONFIGURATION USING ESXCLI COMMANDS

VMWARE VSPHERE POWERCLI INSTALLATION AND CONFIGURATION STEP BY STEP

I was configuring SNMP on multiple ESXi servers and I wanted to use only VMWare Powercli for this instead of Esxi SSH or vCLI commands, (I wanted avoid enabling SSH service and port on Esxi and didn't want to install vCLI tools,…

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