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Get VMInformation Using Powershell and PowerCLI

Get-VMInformation Using Powershell and PowerCLI

It’s always a good idea to get a high level overview of what’s going on with your VMware environment. When it comes to VMs, the command Get-VM, has a lot of useful information regarding your virtual machines. Today we’re going… Continue Reading

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[Solved] Call “HostDatastoreSystem.QueryVmfsDatastoreCreateOptions” for object “ha-datastoresystem” on ESXi failed

Error creating VMware datastore

Not too long ago I was setting up a test ESXi 6.0 environment on an Intel NUC, I found that I could not create a datastore using the vSphere user interface. The error: Call “HostDatastoreSystem.QueryVmfsDatastoreCreateOptions” for object “ha-datastoresystem” on ESXi… Continue Reading

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[Solved] There Was An Error Connecting To VMware vSphere Update Manager

Error Connecting To VMware vSphere Update Manager

If you have Microsoft SQL hosting your VMware vCenter database you might have run into this problem after you’ve installed VMware Update Manager. The problem here is that the service account currently doesn’t have permissions to access the database. If… Continue Reading

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Get All VMware Snapshots using PowerCLI Module

Get All VMware Snapshots

I recently asked myself what was the easiest way to get all VMware snapshots and came across a quick and easy way using Powershell and the PowerCLI module. Get All VMware Snapshots using PowerCLI You’re going to have to download… Continue Reading

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How To Install VMware PowerCLI Module using Powershell

Install VMware PowerCLI

The automation of vSphere tasks coupled with the power of Powershell can make any VMware administrator’s job that much easier. In this article I’ll go over step by step how to Install VMware PowerCLI module on your client machine so… Continue Reading

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[Solved] WMware Workstation Not Showing Bridged Network Adapters

WMware Workstation Not Showing Bridged Network Adapters

I ran into this problem recently on my Windows 10 laptop where VMWare Workstation Player not showing bridged network adapters. Therefore, I was unable to connect my VM to my actual network and use network resources. After searching around in… Continue Reading