vRealize Automation 8.0 – A lot has changed!

Hello Everyone! It is always good to refresh new products/new features coming in Industry (Although it’s been a year that vRA 8.0 has been released but it’s still new to many!). So, in this blog post, I’ll try to give an insight on new vRealize Automation 8.0 Architecture and will talk about what exactly has … Continue reading vRealize Automation 8.0 – A lot has changed!

Decrypt PSCredential object password and it’s applications

Hello Everyone, I feel it's no more a secret that you can decrypt PSCredential Object and read/get the password in plain text. Wait..., I do not know what is PSCredntial object, This is what you must be thinking. I feel you stumble upon PSCredential object if you do basic PowerShell for system administration. Get-Credential is the cmdlet … Continue reading Decrypt PSCredential object password and it’s applications

Set SCSI controllers to a VM HDD: vRO workflow

Hello All, SQL servers on VMware infrastructure need to be built as per recommended guidelines. One of the major recommendations is to have specific SCSI controllers assigned to data HDD of a SQL server. The idea here is to have dedicated SCSI controllers for each data disk so that it does not pass all the … Continue reading Set SCSI controllers to a VM HDD: vRO workflow

Coming Soon: Blog Series, Netapp PowerShell Toolkit

Hello Everyone, I used to consider myself a VMware engineer rather than anything else. Even though my core expertise was from the VMware Compute domain, I understood well in advance that if I want to be a good VMware engineer than I must also work on the Storage and Network piece of infrastructure. In 2019, … Continue reading Coming Soon: Blog Series, Netapp PowerShell Toolkit

PSProvider and VMware datastore – PowerCLI

Hello everyone, I am writing this short blog after a long time. While explaining in-out of PowerShell to some of my friends in person, I discussed about PSProviders. Most of the knowledge about PSProvider is information only and as a script writer we dont really bother about how powershell is playing with different resources (Variable/function/Filesystem/Registery … Continue reading PSProvider and VMware datastore – PowerCLI

Automate VMFS6 Upgrade – Update-VMfsdatastore cmdlet

By now you must be switching onto vSphere 6.5. During this time you would have also figured it out that there is no online upgrade for VMFS5 to VMFS6, which means that there is a little bit of planning would require to upgrade your VMFS datastores to VMFS6 version. As of now, the most common … Continue reading Automate VMFS6 Upgrade – Update-VMfsdatastore cmdlet

Setting Up VSCode for PowerShell in 3 easy step

Recently I have switched from PowerShell ISE to VSCode for script development. I was very comfortable with PowerShell ISE except it's "intellisense" feature which used to hang my system a lot. Switching to VSCode certainly improved my development experience and gave me a better tool for debugging and testing my Powershell scripts. VSCode is an open-source … Continue reading Setting Up VSCode for PowerShell in 3 easy step