vRops Architecture / Troubleshooting by VMware Education

Been a bit slow on the posing, I had to buy a new lab server SuperMicro sys-5028d-tn4t (I will post about it at a later date…) this is due to my other 3 i7 ESX hosts being in transit from Australia as I had to move back to Switzerland for personal reasons. Some...

vRops – Privilege escalation bug

I discovered a new unknown vulnerability in vRops 6.3 on my home lab, this allowed me to obtain the Administrator role from a lower non privileged role… I informed VMware which were very responsive and patched the bug, the announcement from VMWare can be found...

vRops – suite-api – Relationships

Here is a quick script I wrote to pull the relationship’s for an object by name from the suite-api… which is exported to a CSV file. To run the script, provide the vRops address, the pre-stored credentials and the name of the resource you wish to...

VMworld 2016 – Presentations – Videos

For those of you which couldn’t make it to VMworld 2016 (like myself) check out some of the presentations / videos… Full List of videos here Some of the interesting ones for vRops: MGT7924 – vRealize Operations Capacity Explained MGT7718 – The...