Automated RVTools to PowerBI Dataset push / uploader

So this next post covers how to automagically pull data from RVTools and push the results into a PowerBI Dataset. After spotting @Kim_Bottu post over at vmusketeers, I realised that maybe there would be some interest from the community in my script to push datasets on...

ESXi 7: Unable to Stop Syslog service.

Avert your eyes people, no fix for this one in the post… (yet) I just wanted to inform the community about a little bug / error with the syslog service on vSphere / ESXi 7 which I stumbled on. I started a little thread over at the VMware community forums,...

vCSA – error in vami syslog gui – rsyslog has failed

This is a quick and dirty one… after upgrading my homelab vCenter to 6.7 I noticed that vCenter stopped sending logs to vRLI… When I logged into the VAMI and headed over to syslog section the error below was occurring when I tried to modify / test the...

vRops – Custom Network stats for HostSystems

If you have ever needed to insert custom metrics (stats) into a vRops object this next post is for you! I needed to extract some metrics from vCenter for host NIC’s which are not available in vRops by default…. so I built this powershell script to extract...