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...

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...