PowerCLI Collection: PowerNSX DFW Synchronization Script

Reading Time: 4 minutes At several EUC projects we have a testing Workspace ONE environment(s) where desktop image and application packaging takes place, and a production Workspace ONE environment where only tested and approved items from the test are released. The environments are separated into vCenter/NSX managers. Actually, the production ones are even more separated in management and two or … Continue reading »PowerCLI Collection: PowerNSX DFW Synchronization Script

PowerCLI Collection: PowerNSX Horizon Jumpstart script ready to rumble

Reading Time: 5 minutes A few blog posts ago (https://www.pascalswereld.nl/2017/08/24/nsx-for-desktop-jumpstart-microsegmentation-with-horizon-service-installer-fling/) I wrote about using the Horizon Service Installer fling for adding Horizon services to NSX for Desktop. From that blog post, I have been continuing to evolve the services file with services, sections, and rules that will normally appear in an EUC solution with VMware products. I tried to maintain … Continue reading »PowerCLI Collection: PowerNSX Horizon Jumpstart script ready to rumble

Hello Hackathon VMworld EU!

Reading Time: 3 minutes This post first appeared as an article on the ITQ blog: https://itq.nl/hello-hackathon-vmworld-eu/ For the second year in a row, a hackathon was organized at VMworld Barcelona. The hackathon is mainly to provide the VMware {code} community with a fun and energizing space to “learn, code and connect” and create cool new things the world needs. And … Continue reading »Hello Hackathon VMworld EU!

PowerCLI Collection: PowerNSX Desktop Jumpstart and process YAML (yml) config file

Reading Time: 7 minutes In my last blog post (https://www.pascalswereld.nl/2017/08/24/nsx-for-desktop-jumpstart-microsegmentation-with-horizon-service-installer-fling/) I wrote about using the Horizon Service Installer fling for adding Horizon services to NSX for Desktop. From that blog post I have been evolving the services file with services and rules that will normally appear in an EUC solution with VMware products. Not just sticking with Horizon 7, … Continue reading »PowerCLI Collection: PowerNSX Desktop Jumpstart and process YAML (yml) config file

WebCommander Walnut Installation Walk-through

Reading Time: 6 minutes In a previous blog post from a far away history, I wrote about the WebCommander Fling (https://www.pascalswereld.nl/2013/10/30/webcommander/). Man that one is from 2013, I have been putting blog posts out there for a while now, hope you did find something useful on the blog….. Anyhow back to this one. The WebCommander developer reached out in … Continue reading »WebCommander Walnut Installation Walk-through

PowerCLI Collection: Back up the ESXi configuration (and restore it)

Reading Time: 3 minutes I happen to run in to vSphere environments without Enterprise plus, or need to implement vSphere environments where for example budget is a constrain, and one or more other limiting factors are there for having Enterprise Plus. When we don’t have a vSphere edition supporting Host Profiles, Auto Deploy and Distributed switches, we need to have … Continue reading »PowerCLI Collection: Back up the ESXi configuration (and restore it)

PowerCLI Collection: Reporting to HTML

Reading Time: 6 minutes Another PowerCLI for the collection, this time a returning job of creating reports of the environment with specific information requested by Service Delivery or other IT management report. Basic PowerCLI (and with that basic powershell) outputs to the screen, but there are several cmdlets to help and export to a different output; in this case … Continue reading »PowerCLI Collection: Reporting to HTML

WebCommander – VMware Lab Flings

Reading Time: 3 minutes An other post in the VMware Lab Flings series. This time a fling that I was re-introduced to when following the PowerCLI session at VMworld Europe. So what’s is WebCommander? Webcommander is a GUI framework around PowerShell and PowerCLI scripts. It gives an easy to use web interface. This can be used to provide users … Continue reading »WebCommander – VMware Lab Flings

PowerCLI collection – Changing PSP

Reading Time: < 1 minute On storage controllers in combination vSphere 5.x multi path IO, path selecting policy should be Round Robin (always check if your storage supports this). When receiving the LUN it happens that those PSP are defaulted to Fixed. You can change the PSP policies of all attached storage with this PowerCLI oneliner (Round Robin in the … Continue reading »PowerCLI collection – Changing PSP