Use PowerCLI to consolidate snapshots in vSphere 5

PowerCLI logoIn vSphere 5 a virtual machine can have a “Virtual machine disks consolidation is needed” Configuration Issue warning in the Summary tab. How can you use PowerCLI to see which virtual machines have this warning? And how can you automate the consolidation of the virtual machine’s disks? Read more of this post

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1st Dutch PowerShell User Group (DuPSUG) meeting

  • PowerShell logoFriday, November 23, 2012 the first Dutch PowerShell User group (DuPSUG) meeting will be held in Eindhoven, The Netherlands. Speakers are:
    Microsoft Scripting Guy Ed Wilson, PowerShell MVP Richard Siddaway, Bert Wolters, Stefan Stranger and Jeff Wouters.

    Session topics are:

    • Using Windows PowerShell 3.0 to manage the remote Windows 8 workstation
    • PowerShell and WMI
    • What’s new in PowerShell 3.0
    • Protect your PowerShell scripts with version control
    • From command, to script, to function, to advanced function, to tool

    More information can be found at: 1st DuPSUG meeting.

  • PowerShell 3.0 is available for download

    PowerShell logoSince September 4th 2012 is PowerShell 3.0 available for download. PowerShell 3.0 is included in the Windows Management Framework 3.0 that contains also WMI and WinRM. It can be installed on Windows 7 SP1, Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 and Windows Server 2008 SP2. Windows Management Framework 3.0 requires Microsoft .NET Framework 4.0. PowerShell 3.0 is a standard component of Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012. Read more of this post