Tag Archives: vmware

PowerCLI: Locate a MAC-address in vCenter

To find out to which vm a MAC address belongs, you can use a simple one-liner: Get-vm | Select Name, @{N=“Network“;E={$_ | Get-networkAdapter | ? {$_.macaddress -eq“00:50:56:A4:22:F4“}}} |Where {$_.Network-ne “”}Get-vm | Select Name, @{N=“Network“;E={$_ | Get-networkAdapter | ? {$_.macaddress -eq“00:50:56:A4:22:F4“}}} … Continue reading

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PowerCLI: List all vm’s with ISO mounted and dismount them

Easy-peasy and a pretty short post… To get all vm’s with iso mounted: Get-VM | Get-CDDrive | select @{N=”VM”;E=”Parent”},IsoPath | where {$_.IsoPath -ne $null} Then, to dismount those: Get-VM | Get-CDDrive | where {$_.IsoPath -ne $null} | Set-CDDrive -NoMedia -Confirm:$False

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PowerCLI: Migrate all vm’s on a datastore

PowerCLI is just awsome This simple one-liner migrates all vm’s off one datastore to a new one: Get-VM -Datastore <datastore1> | Move-VM -Datastore <datastore2> You can also move vm’s off one datastore and place them in any datastore within a … Continue reading

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PowerCLI: List all snapshots

It’s been a while since last update, again, so I figured I should at least provide something.. I recently started in a new job, and one of the first things I looked into was the amount of snapshots in our … Continue reading

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