VMware Log Insight – Duplicate Hosts Listed

After returning from a VMware Design course and having learned that Log Insight was now free to valid vCenter licence holders, I set straight to work deploying it into our development environment. However, despite having under 25 hosts Log Insight soon started complaining about exceeding the allowed 25 OSI limit. ESXi hosts were being displayed […]

PowerCLI 6.0 and PSModulePath

This article is to look at the problems with PSModulePath when installing PowerCLI 6.0 on Windows 10 (I’m aware that it is not yet certified for Win 10). The problem does not occur with the NetApp Data ONTAP PowerShell Toolkit (as noted at the bottom). On a clean installation of Windows 10 we can observe […]

Office 365, PowerShell, SKUs and Service Plans

Working with Office 365 licensing and PowerShell can get a little confusing with SKU names like “STANDARDWOFFPACK_IW_FACULTY” and plan names like “MCOSTANDARD” (which is Skype, of all things!). In order to help reporting and management, I wrote a couple of advanced functions to translate SkuPartNumber and ServicePlanName into friendly names as shown in the Office […]

PowerShell and Notify My Android (NMA)

Here is a PowerShell function which wraps around the Notify My Android notification API call. You can use it in your environment to Notify Android devices when you like. Please note that line 57 below, that reads as

should actually be [ x m l ] $webpage (without spaces) so you will need to manually […]