VMware – vscsiStats

vscsiStats can be used to perform storage performance analyses. vscsiStats collects and reports counters on storage activity. Its data is collected at the virtual SCSI device level in the kernel. This means that results are reported per VMDK (or RDM) irrespective of the underlying storage protocol. How to start it …

VMware – Powershell

How te get started with Powershell. Download and install Powershell from https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/powershell/  Powershell 1.0: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/926139 Powershell 2.0: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/968930 Add Registry key HKLM\Software\Microsoft\PowerShell\1\ShellIds\Microsoft.PowerShell\ExecutionPolicy and set to “RemoteSigned” (REG_SZ) Download and install VMware PowerCLI from http://www.vmware.com/go/powershell Download and install vEcoshell from http://thevesi.org/ Download and install VMWare community Powerpack from http://powergui.org/entry.jspa?externalID=2551&categoryID=290 References: Powershell …

VMware – esxtop

A very good article about ESXTOP can be found at http://www.yellow-bricks.com/esxtop/ Reference card: http://www.vreference.com/public/vReference-esxtop1.2.pdf Read also the VMware article http://communities.vmware.com/docs/DOC-9279

VMware 3.5 upgrade to vSphere (Video)

  Upgrading your Virtual Infrastructure Management Components http://download3.vmware.com/vsphere/vsphere-migration-part1.html ESX Host Migration Methods http://download3.vmware.com/vsphere/vsphere-migration-part2.html Virtual Machine Upgrades http://download3.vmware.com/vsphere/vsphere-migration-part3.html Implementing vSphere Licensing http://download3.vmware.com/vsphere/vsphere-migration-part4.html

VMware vCenter Orchestrator

VMware vCenter Orchestrator is a powerful workflow solution designed to automate tasks for VMware vSphere and allows orchestration between multiple solutions. Through an easy drag-and-drop interface, administrators can automate tasks through pre-designed or customized workflows. Orchestrator can also be used as a workflow development platform for creating advanced workflow or “powered” applications …