Category Archives: Cisco

UCSD: Mapping EMC VNX LUNs to an ESXi cluster

I have been struggling for quite some time with mapping luns from our vnx 5600 to entire clusters in our vCenter. We used to utilize a custom workflow a consultant wrote for us, but that workflow got borked after an … Continue reading

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UCSD: Grabbing a string returned from a Powershell task

My last post described how to get around some issues with using Powershell tasks in workflows. While that post surely enables you to uilize powershell to do stuff for you, what about if you want Powershell to grab stuff for … Continue reading

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UCSD: Passing multiple arguments to start-job while using the Cisco PowerShell Agent

While the┬áCisco PowerShell Agent (PSA) that can be used in UCS Director isn’t exactly perfect, it can still be put to good use. As long as you now how to use it properly The major issue with using the PSA … Continue reading

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Cisco escape sequence

I better write this down before I forget it again: ctrl+shift+6 x If this makes absolutely no sense to you I will explain: When you run commands like traceroute, ping and others within Cisco IOS you can abort them. But … Continue reading

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Locate a computer/server/printer in a cisco environment

At work I was recently assigned some more network related task. One of the task I fine myself repeating over and over is locating a computer on the network. The only info you need is the ip-address of the computer. … Continue reading

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