VUMXtra 1.3 Update
VMWare Update Manager has been officially deprecated as of 8.0 and honestly I wasn’t expecting to be doing much more with VUMXtra since it’s last release. However here we are with VUMXtra 1.3 with some significant changes. Read on to find out more.
Module Overhaul: tds-vRops
In the automation world, we have a tendency to touch on a particular product or technology then move on to something else. I did a bit of work on vRops a while back now, and having circled back around to it recently it was time to update the module and add some new functions relating… Read more
ESXi NTP Configuration with PowerShell
As part of a recent automation workflow, I had cause to configure NTP on ESXi hosts. I honestly thought this would be easier than it was, but a couple of issues led me to “roll my own” function which I’m sharing here.
Native TAR File Extraction with PowerShell
That’s right, tar-ball 😉 On one of my projects recently, I had cause to extract a .tar.gz file during the automation process. If you are in this scenario there are potentially a couple of options around this which I’ll cover off. However, I wanted a simple, native function with no dependencies, so keep reading to… Read more