Creating a nested ESXi server in vCloud Director

Back in 2018 William Lam released a special virtual appliance version of the ESXi 6.7 image as an OVA. Now you might wonder why would you need a special virtual appliance for a nested ESXi server? The most essential components are already there especially with ESXi 6.7: VMware tools Native …

Update VM storage timestamp using PowerCLI

The company I work for uses the vSphere API for all kinds of purposes. Usually this works great however one of our programs returned some errors after we moved a large number of VMs from one datastore to another. It turns out that from vSphere API 5.0 onwards the VirtualMachineStorageInfo …

VMworld Europe – Day 2

Today was the second day of VMworld Europe 2018! We started the day of with the General Session with Pat Gelsinger doing most of the talking.  VMworld Europe 2018 General Session After an opening statement by Jean-Pierre Brulard it was Pat Gelsinger who took the stage. Pat celebrated 20 years …