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 […]

Catching Virtual Machine questions with PowerCLI

As part of our VM-template, template-VM conversion process at work (which I’ve automated via a webpage as discussed in my previous post “Executing Powershell using PHP and IIS“), I had to find a way to handle the VM question “This VM has questions that must be answered before the operation can continue” when attempting to […]

Importing VEM500-201201140102-BG-release.zip to VUM results in an error

In order to install cross_cisco-vem-v140-4.2.1.1.5.1.0-3.0.1.vib to our vCenter 5 / ESXi 5 / Cisco 1000V environment we attempted to add the following VEM to VMware Update Manager (VUM): VEM500-201201140102-BG-release.zip (extracted from Nexus1000v.4.2.1.SV1.5.1.zip). Unfortunately on first attempt we received an error along the lines of “invalid vendor code CSCO in patch metadata, another vendor code with […]