VMware have recently announced the beta of a Powershell related toolkit that contains a library of commonly used administration functions in cmdlets.
These cmdlets are executed through the best thing that Microsoft have done in a very long time – Powershell.
You can read all about it here and download the toolkit here.
The simply awesome VMware Reference sheet has been updated again.
I have no idea how Forbes Guthrie finds the time to so diligently update his reference card, but I am thankful he does, because it is invaluable.
Check it out here.
Ever found that FastSCP (the best file copying tool around for ESX!!) times out when trying to copy files to your ESX box? Do you get the following error:
Transfer timeout. No data transferred in the last 20 seconds
I did and I worked out what the problem was!
It’s all to do with the ESX [...]
The Internet is a wonderful thing. I had a problem ‘VI Client doesn’t install on Vista x64′ and the Internet solved it.
Well to be more specific somebody over at DABCC solved my problem with a fantastic walkthrough document that can be found here.
It provides links to a couple of useful MSI editing tools and [...]
Vinternals have discovered that it is possible to execute the VIClient with parameters that allow for passthrough authentication.
Very cool feature and on by default in VC2.5. Read all about it here.
Simply adding -passthroughAuth -s vchostname