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From IOmeter to VMware I/O Analyzer fling

VMware I/O Analyzer is a tool to launch orchestrated tests against a storage solution available from the VMware flings website. It can be used as a single appliance where the worker process and the analytics is done within. Additional appliances can be deployed to act...

UCS Manager errors due to Firmware Packages removal

UCS Manager errors due to Firmware Packages removal

UCS Manager is showing 309 errors because a Firmware Packages have been deleted but the references in the Host Firmware Packages (HFP) still exist. Appears that all of the errors show a cause of ‘image-deleted’. In the ‘Affected object’ the path where the error is...

Usefull vi commands

I prefer to work with vi to modify config files. I used to forget the commands to interact with vi all the time so I decided to write them down. These are the ones I mostly use: i insert r replace 9yl copy nine characters from cursor position, e.g 192.168.1.0 à...

PowerShell goodies

Powershell goodies Anyone knowing a bit of Linux has come across tail. For those who don't know tail, it is a tool that will monitor text files, eg log files, for changes and display the newly added content in the terminal window. This comes in handy when...

Powershell Test AlwaysOn

Powershell Test AlwaysOn This script checks which node is the primary in the SQL AlwaysOn cluster. A test database has been added to see if that database is writable. All actions are logged to a log file. This script is not to be run in a production environment. The...

Reconfigure diagnostic partition

Reconfigure diagnostic partition with PowerCLI using Get-EsxCli The following Get-EsxCli command will unconfigure your diagnostic partition and reconfigure with smart selection. This was needed because the install partition uuid had changed due to an option in the...