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Again helping the community

I had some spare time and it’s been a while since I did anything with the vROps API. Until I checked the VMware community This sounds like something fun to do. So here is the outcome! <# Author: Kabir Ali – Scriptname: VF (vCenterFinder) Version: 1.1 (Tested) Date: Dec 18 2020 Why: bridrod asked for […]

VMworld 2021

Wauw time flies! Later today VMworld 2021 starts! And to be honest, I haven’t really filled my agenda with sessions. Guess I’ll be hopping from feed to feed! Yep VMworld is again fully online! So quickly create an account and enjoy: VMworld2021  

vROps Cloud Proxy

As of vROps 8.4 the Application Remote Collector (ARC) is deprecated and you are asked to replace with ARC with the Cloud Proxy (CP). More info on this can be found here   I followed the KB and did a migration from ARC to CP. The migration itself was partly successful. That is that vROps […]

vROps Telegraf check Windows Service

Want to check if a Windows service is running with the new vROps Telegraf agent? I won’t discuss how to install the Application Remote Collector in order to install the Telegraf agent. This blog picksup right after the prerequisites for installation are met and completed. I use the following script to check whether a Windows […]

Great month – vExpert and VCIX!

What a month it has been! Full of joyful moments! While we are still in a pandemic every little moment of happiness counts double. But this month brought me three major moments of happiness. The first was that for the second time in a raw I became a vExpert! I love helping the vCommunity out […]

VM latency sensitivity setting in vROps

So I was approached by one of my fellow vROps buddies @ ITQ. His customer is in need to get some advanced VM settings in vROps. So Kim asked me if I had any experience with that. Not with that particularly, but I’ve some experience in getting 3rd party data into vROps. With that I […]

Restart Stopping Objects in vROps

Here is a quick post about a problem I faced a couple of months back. Every now and then I found that there are some VM objects in the stopping state in vROps. Upon investigation this happened due to an patch script, that tries to set the VMs in a stopped state. But somehow not […]

VM Age in vROps

There is a very good article on the Cattle/Pet analogy. I won’t explain it in detail, as you can simply follow this link and get to know all about it. But in short it comes down to this. You take care of your pets, ea. you patch them and add features to them. Cattle on […]

Helping the community

One of the reasons I joined ITQ about a year ago is that they like to help people. That is one of those qualities that really stand out. And often people tell me that I’m a helping guy myself. Specially in these Corona times we have the help each other out wherever we can. So […]