Category Archives: Scripting

VMware Skyline Insights API PowerShell Module

VMware Skyline is a proactive support tool to help customers avoid problems before they occur. More information on the service can be found here: https://www.vmware.com/support/services/skyline.html. One feature of this service is a GraphQL based API known as the Skyline Insights … Continue reading

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Getting Started with SaltStackConfig PowerShell Module

In the previous post (here), we looked into Getting Started with SaltStack Config. We created and kicked off a few tasks from the web interface. Occasionally we’ll need to report on some data as well. The web interface offers the … Continue reading

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Getting Started with SaltStack Config

I’ve recently started looking at vRealize Automation SaltStack Config in a lab. In this post I’ll step through a rough outline of the lab environment / setup and cover a couple simple tasks that I was able to complete using … Continue reading

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Clone Template to new vCenter

On a recent TAM Lab session (TAM Lab 082) I covered several methods for managing vSphere templates. At the end of the presentation we had a brief bonus method that showed using PowerCLI to clone a template to a different … Continue reading

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Scripts to max out CPU and Memory

Most of the time we want our virtual machines to run as optimally as possible. We don’t want to see CPU contention or high memory conditions. However, on occasion we may want to have some stress to see what that … Continue reading

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