CPU Overcommitment

While I know there are a 1000 blog posts out there talking about CPU overcommitment, I felt compelled to write my own following a conversation I had recently. Me: “I’ve noticed you’re running 6.25:1 overcommitment ratio. Have you looked into how your VMs are performing recently? Customer: “No, the hosts CPU doesn’t look busy and

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Check host domain membership

Quick one line list all host in a cluster and display their domain membership status Get-Datacenter $global:DCChoice | Get-Cluster $global:CLUChoice | get-vmhost | Get-VMHostAuthentication | select -Property VMhost, @{N=”Domain”;E={$_.vmhost.Domain}},@{N=”DomainMembershipStatus”;E={$_.vmhost.DomainMembershipStatus}}  471 total views

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Configure NTP & Syslog

The below script allows you to quickly configure the NTP & Syslog settings on all hosts in a specified cluster. It will prompt you to enter an NTP server & Syslog server address before applying it to each host. Im using my usual variables:$Global:DCChoice – DC Choice$Global:CLUChoice – Cluster Choice function VP-SetNTPandSyslog { $NTPServer =

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