Category Archives: PowerCLI

Editing vCenter VM Settings with Hardware Version 10

When using vSphere 5.5 if you upgrade your vCenter server to VM Hardware Version 10 then you will only be able to edit it via the vSphere Web Client. If the setting you are need to edit requires the VM … Continue reading

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I Love PowerCLI!

I had a requirement to add an additional virtual hard disk to 50 virtual machines. This was going to be a painful job through the vSphere Client so I resorted to PowerCLI. The virtual machines all had a name starting … Continue reading

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Creating Multiple Virtual Machines with PowerCLI

I had a requirement to deploy a number of virtual machines from a template, so decided to do this from PowerShell instead of via the vSphere Client. I was happy for each of the virtual machines to be named with … Continue reading

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Get LUN id of Raw Disk Mappings with PowerCLI

I had a need to get the LUN id of all of the Raw Disk Mappings for a particular virtual machine running on VMware vSphere. I could see this information within the vSphere Client by editing the setting of the … Continue reading

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