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...

I made vExpert 2017 !!!

So I had some great news on the 8th of February arrive in my email, I am now recognised as a vExpert by VMware 🙂 For those who want to know more please visit VMware vExper 2017 Announcement vMan...

Random Update #1

So I havent been very active in the last few weeks… this is due to some personal and work stuff which poped up + I am studing for the VCP6-CMA. But hopefully I will be back in February with some cool stuff… vMab

My Home Lab

I am sharing the details of my vSphere 6 home lab for those of you interested in building a cheap but reasonable white box lab / setup. I have 3 hosts running a combination of vSAN and NFS (Synology) For the Network I am running 2 x CISCO Small business 300...

PowerCLI Guide

I came across this great post for those wantig to learn PowerCLI and thought I would share it… Enjoy vMan

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...