Need to document your environment?  Check out “As Built Report”
Sep12

Need to document your environment? Check out “As Built Report”

Documentation – ew, yuck.  I know, I know.  However, if you work in an environment with tight change control and validation requirements then this will strike your fancy. For the longest time I’ve combined bits and pieces of various scripts and utilities such as RVTools, Alan Renouf’s vCheck Report, some aspects of vDocumentation (thanks to Ariel Sanchez’s Philly VMUG session on the topic), along with some...

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vSphere PowerCLI for ESXi host build details

I found these PowerCLI commands especially useful when doing an inventory of ESXi hosts: get-view -ViewType HostSystem -Property Name,Config.Product | select Name,{$_.Config.Product.FullName} get-view -ViewType HostSystem -Property Name,Config.Product | foreach {$_.Name, $_.Config.Product} The first will output something like this: PowerCLI C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\Infrastructure\vSphere PowerCLI> get-view -ViewType HostSystem...

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