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PowerShell – WARNING: Unable to resolve package source ‘https://www.powershellgallery.com/api/v2’.

I was going to update the PowerCLI module to version 12.5 once I received the above error. The first thing I was going to try…

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How to install PowerCLI module in PowerShell

In this short video I will show you how to install VMware PowerCli module into PowerShell. Please like and share to spread the knowledge in…

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How to upgrade PowerCLI in PowerShell

I am preparing an article on how to automate virtual disks encryption in vSphere, when I come across an issue with PowerCLI, where I needed…

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PowerShell to Upgrade the Virtual Distributed Switch (VDS)

After upgrading vSphere to version 7 there is one more component needs to be upgraded. VMware Virtual Distributed Switch (VDS). NOTE: Prior VDS upgrade all…

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PowerShell workshop with Angry Admin – how to power off and power on all VMs at host in one line code

Today I will show you how to power off and power on all VMs at host in one line code. Please join me in this…

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PowerShell workshop with Angry Admin – Security guide for ESXi

Today I will show you how to apply VMware security recommendation to ESXi hosts using PowerShell. The script is smart way check the hosts compliance…

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PowerShell – Disable SLP on ESXi firewall – VMSA-2019-0022 (CVE-2019-5544), VMSA-2020-0023 (CVE-2020-3992) and VMSA-2021-0002 (CVE-2021-21974).

OpenSLP vulnerabilities have been disclosed that affect ESXi. The possibility of exploitation can be removed by performing the steps detailed in this article I will…

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Black Basta Ransomware is now actively targeting VMware ESXi servers – Protect your environment!

What is Black Basta? Researchers from Uptycs reported that Linux version of Black Basta ransomware is now actively targeting ESXi servers, previously targeting Windows systems….

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How to determine if my virtual machines have a USB controller attached and how to remove it?

In the wake of recent published VMSA-2022-0004 admins can wonder how to determine if Virtual Machine has a USB controller attached. Now thanks to PowerCLI it…

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PowerCLI 12.5 – What’s New – Get-VIApplianceService

The new version of PowerCLI has been released by VMware in January. It contains a bunch of new features with one particularly interesting cmdlet Get-VIApplianceService….

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