Posts from ‘June, 2009’

Installing ESX 4.0 on VMware Fusion

If you love VMware you have to love Apple and if you love ESX4.0 you have to love a Mac. Well, at least I know I do. Both companies are light years ahead of their competitors and characterized by superior design, excellent performance and both fighting Microsoft’s marketing machine.
Since I’m a great Mac fan and [...]

Setting custom attributes with VMware PowerCLI

Last week I wanted to extend my vCenter with some extra custom attributes on my VMs. This would extend the usability of the Export List feature for reporting purposes. So together with Hal Rottenberg’s “Managing VMware Infrastructure with Windows PowerShell TFM” book in my hand, I took a dive into VMware PowerCLI (formerly known as [...]