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Get VMHost Swap datastore using PowerCLI

This is a quick one-liner to get the configured swap datastore on a host/hosts: If we want to make the name look a little nicer we could do: This would get the results for all the esxi hosts for the target that you are connected to, however if you wanted to reduce the scope to …

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WSUS, Powershell and Computers

My role currently involves dealing with Windows in addition to the standard VMware/hardware infrastructure. If we ever thought that patching ESXi was fun, dealing with WSUS is whole other ball game. I will no doubt get around to writing a full post about it in the near future, as dealing with it has been quite …

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Enabling SSH on ESXi with vRO

I think it is a good rule of thumb that the security maturity of the organisation can be measured by whether SSH is left enabled (with warnings muted) or disabled on ESXi Hosts. As there is a warning on the host if the service is enabled, and the hardening guides recommend that it is disabled, …

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