Cloning Datacenters between 2 vCenters with PowerCli, including permissions and many more

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”] [et_pb_row admin_label=”row”] [et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text”]Usually when updating your vCenter infrastructure you perform upgrade in place. But you can also opting for a migration from your actual vCenter to a freshly installed one. One “good” reason for going to migration is changing the type of underling Database used by vCenter. I had to “get … Read moreCloning Datacenters between 2 vCenters with PowerCli, including permissions and many more

Adding/Removing Virtual Machines’ PortGroups for Standard Switch at cluster level with PowerCLI

Starting with vSphere 4, a nice network enhancement has been brought: Virtual Distributed Switchs (vDS) Except for the specifics features bound to the vDS, it is nice to set only one time a new VMs’ PortGroup for an entire group of hosts. Of course you have pro and cons between vDS and Standard Switchs. For … Read moreAdding/Removing Virtual Machines’ PortGroups for Standard Switch at cluster level with PowerCLI

Disabling Enabling VAAI on vSphere with PowerCLI

vStorage APIs for Array Integration (VAAI) is a very nice feature, offloading hosts for several storage operations. Honestly I did test these features and was highly impressed by the results. Here a small example of a sVmotion for a VM having a vmdk of 35GB Lazy Zeroed: No VAAI it took 02:50 to complete and … Read moreDisabling Enabling VAAI on vSphere with PowerCLI