Interviewed by Dutch VMUG TV

VMworld 2011 LogoAt the end of VMworld 2011 in Las Vegas, Monique Vanmeulebrouk and I were interviewed by Peter van den Bosch for Dutch VMUG TV. The interview was about our experiences at VMworld. Read more of this post

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How to use VMware vSphere PowerCLI to find an ESX/ESXi server by MAC address

PowerCLI logoIn “Virtual machine failed to power on” Monique Vanmeulebrouk describes a problem where in one stage she needed to find an ESX server that has a certain MAC address. Of course you can log in to all your ESX servers and issue the “ifconfig | grep -i hw” command as described in the VMware Knowledge base article “Identifying the ESX Service Console MAC address”. But this method takes a lot of time. You can do this much easier with VMware vSphere PowerCLI. Read more of this post