Script to take hosts out of maintenance mode in vCenter & vROPs

On occasion, I’ve noticed that people can sometimes forget to take a host out of maintenance mode in vROPs after completing some work in vCenter. I have created a short PowerCLI script that will pull a list of hosts from a specified CSV file, connect to your vCenter & vROPs then exit the listed hosts

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Add additional Syslog servers to ESXi hosts

This script proved to be a little more challenging than I had first expected. As you may be aware, simply running Set-VMHostSysLogServer will overwrite your existing configuration which is less than ideal when you’re trying to add a new server to your list. This script will prompt you for a file that will need to

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Create a custom dashboard in vROPs

Creating a dashboard in vRealize Operation Manager has been made significantly easier over the years. Here we will create a simply dashboard that let you choose a cluster and pull up some basic information about it. Go to Dashboards and select Create Dashboard Enter a name for your new dashboard Using the toggle switch at

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Creating a view in vROPs

vRealize Operations Manager gives you the ability to take all the data and metrics it has ingested and use that to create smaller, more targeted, visual data for specific objects and metrics for a given time frame. Once created, these can be used independently or as part of dashboards and reports. Below, I will run

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vSphere 7 Security Configuration Guide Powercli Menu

Following the release of the vSphere 7 Security guide last October, I thought it was about time I updated my PowerCLI script to speed up compliance checking. My vSphere 6.5 guide was reasonably popular so I’m hoping people will find this equally useful! Download Here on Gitlab The script is pretty straightforward and will provide

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