NSX – Training videos

So I found some good, simple VMware NSX videos on youtube and thought I would share them…. a lot of the time it’s VMware marketing stuff… but these actually have some good step by step examples. The videos are by the NSX engineer “Angel Villar...

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...

vRops – suite-api – reportdefinitions

So this post is to help someone over at the vRops vmware communities, they wanted to dump all reports from vRops via the Suite-API so i wrote them a little script to help them on their way… used in conjunction with my first post vrops-suite-api-run-report they...

NSXMGR – api – flowStatsTcpUdp

I just wrote a little function to get out Flow Stats out of NSX … hopefully this might be useful to someone else. If you appreciated the function, please check out a few of the sponsored Ad’s to help with my hosting PowerShell Function...

vCenter & vRops – PowerCLI – Data Collector

So the next script is something I built to pull metric, inventory and relationship data from vCenter on a regular basis using PowerCLI, I then extended the script to collect metrics from vRops once PowerCLI 6.3 Release 1 was available. I borrowed get-stats2 function...

vRops – suite-api – createCustomGroup

Continuing on from my previous post about vRops addProperties, I will now give you an example of how to create Custom Group‘s and populate them automatically with objects… Like the previous script’s I have provided, the one below is intended to help...

vRops – suite-api – stats on steroids

So this next post is for a script which generates reports and saves me countless hours each time I use it… If you have ever tried to get metrics out of the vRops suite-api using STATS… you know the output is less than optimal. The data is exported in...

vRops – suite-api – createReport & downloadReport

So I needed to automatically run an oversized VM report on a few vRops environments and combine them into one report. This isn’t my full script as I take the csv and combine is with other data from other metadata, database..etc… but hopefully the following...

vCenter – Report – Export VM info

For the next report I wanted to have a copy of the VM state.. so I wrote this script to dump out the details i required into excel Its not the fastest script…. I know how to improve its performance but honestly its not something I run very often so a quick and...