vRealize Orchestrator, VMs that Need Consolidation

I was creating a workflow that could find VM’s that need consolidation and the consolidate them. I did not find any actions or workflow for this so i created one, with this script: This is just a sample workflow, you can modify for your own usage, test before using it. Download: Finds-VM-that-Needs-Consolidation-and-Consolidate-them.zip

Veeam Releases update 2 for Backup & Replicator 8.0

Veeam har just released Veeam Backup & Replicator 8.0 update 2, which gives support for vSphere 6.0, but also have many other fixes and new features. This version also gives support for integrator with Veeam Endpoint Backup Free. Veeam Backup & Replicator 8.0 update 2 can be found here: http://www.veeam.com/kb2024 For integration with Veeam ONE 8.0 please install the new update 2 for this, this can […]

Virtual Volume VVol interoperability

In the newly released vSphere 6.0 there is a nice new feature called VVol, this is a feature that's has been talked about for a long time. But before you implement this, you should check if it interoperability with features or other products that you are using. VMware has made a KB. with there interoperability: http://kb.vmware.com/selfservice/microsites/search.do?language=en_US&cmd=displayKC&externalId=2112039 You should […]

VMware NSX 6.1.3 Released

VMware has released NSX 6.1.3 with support for vSphere 6.0. There is some limitation in the support for vSphere 6.0, see this KB: http://kb.vmware.com/selfservice/microsites/search.do?language=en_US&cmd=displayKC&externalId=2110197 There are also other changes, for this see the release notes, they can be found here: https://www.vmware.com/support/nsx/doc/releasenotes_nsx_vsphere_613.html

RVTools 3.7 Released

One of my favorite tools, for collecting information about customers VMware vSphere environment, has been updated. This new version contains this fixes and new information: VI SDK reference changed from 5.0 to 5.5 Extended the timeout value from 10 to 20 minutes for really big environments New field VM Folder on vCPU, vMemory, vDisk, vPartition, vNetwork, […]