Category: VMware

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: Part 1: Let’s head to PowershellGallery website, and  find the latest stable version for PowerCLI As of today, version “7736736” is still in beta. So we…

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Upgrading PowershellGet 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 before installing it.


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VCDX workshop notes

Below are the notes I have taken during the NJ/NY VCDX workshop at @iamAntonZ  ‘s place. We had a great opportunity to have 2 VCDX panelists giving the VCDX workshop, Niran Even-Chen ( @NiranEC) and Agustin Malanco (@agmalanco).  You could find more info on this at   These notes are by no means to be used or…

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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 and host Task and Events,…

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