Installing PowerCLI from PowershellGallery

This is   part 3 of Installing PowershellGet on Windows 7. This time we are going to install PowerCLI latest version from the PowerShell Gallery. Part 2:  http://shaulov.us/2018/01/13/upgrading-powershellget-1-0-0-1-to-the-latest-version Part 1:  http://shaulov.us/2018/01/09/installing-powershellget-windows-7/ Let’s head to PowershellGallery website, and  find the latest stable version for PowerCLI https://www.powershellgallery.com. As of today, version “7736736” is…

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Upgrading PowershellGet 1.0.0.1 to the latest version

This is a part 2 of the getting Powershell upgraded from v2 to v5.1, and PowerShellGet and PowerCLI installed and running on a Windows 7 Pro/Ent workstation. The latest PowerShellGet version as of today, January 2018, in the PSGallery is v1.6.0. It needs to be downloaded to local repository first…

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Installing PowershellGet on Windows 7

Recently, I had to re-install OS on my primary workstation at home.  And of course, I had to get PowerShellGet  working again before I could install PowerCLI, or vDocumentation modules. Naturally, it took some time to hunt down the bits and pieces on getting PowerShellGet up and running. So, this…

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Some useful UNIX shell commands for VMware admins

These are the esxi host log files one needs to be quite familiar with. These logs should be checked depending on the issue you facing, and trying to troubleshoot. /var/log/auth.log: ESXi Shell authentication success and failure. /var/log/lacp.log: Link Aggregation Control Protocol logs. /var/log/hostd.log: Host management service logs, including virtual machine…

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Error while upgrading from VMware vCenter 5.1 to vCenter 6.0

  I have not seen any special feature improvements in 5.5 over 5.1 that would have benefited our environment, and as with any other major new releases  was patiently waiting for VMware to come out with Update 1 for vSphere 6. Originally I had the SSO, VMware Update Manager, and vCenter each running…

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