Author: Piotr Tarnawski

Welcome to my blog! My name is Piotr Tarnawski and I am an experienced System Engineer with a demonstrated history of working in the information technology industry. Skilled in Linux, Windows, Virtualization (VMware), DNS, and Active Directory. I work for Salesforce however content is my own and does not represent Salesforce as a company Contact: Twitter @AngrySysOps Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AngrySysOps Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/c/AngryAdmin
Posted in Security Advisory

VMware tools need to be patched!

VMware has released a security update to address a vulnerability in Tools. A remote attacker could likely exploit the vulnerability to take control of an…

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Posted in PowerShell

PowerCLI and PowerShell cheat sheet

Here are commands, every vSphere admin should know: List of available interfaces and physical network cards (vmkernel + vmnic): Adding another interface (vmkernel to vMotion)…

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Posted in PowerShell

A general system error occurred: Exceeded the maximum number of permitted snapshots” error when creating a virtual machine snapshot

Before upgrading my NSX-T nodes I wanted to take a snapshot. To my surprise, I was not able to do so, as I received an…

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Posted in Virtualization

Grab some free VMware badges while you can!

There is no better way to show your skills than to display VMware badges. Usually, you have rewarded with a badge after passing an exam….

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Posted in Virtualization

Get your free VMware Workstation! – VMware Workstation Public Tech Preview 22H2

To write this tech review prompted me a conversation on my FB group, where user were asking if Windows 11 will work with VMware Workstation…

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Posted in NSX-T

Goodbye NSX-T, welcome NSX!

On 2nd of August VMware released new version of NSX with number 4.0.0.1 as major release. Along new version number, the product name has changed…

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Posted in Virtualization

vSphere ESXi 7.x will be the final release supporting Apple Mac platforms.

Yesterday (3rd of August 2022) VMware released this Knowledge base article to inform the community that vSphere ESXi 7.x will be the final release supporting…

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Posted in PowerShell

PowerShell to ensure TLS1.2 is enabled

Today I will show you how to ensure that TLS1.2 is enabled. I will write a short script to perform a check and remediate if…

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Posted in PowerShell

Let’s create a local user for ESXi and add the new account to the exclusion list for Lockdown Mode

Today we will use PowerCLI to create a local user for ESXi hosts and exclude that user from Lockdown Mode. The challenge is to communicate…

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Posted in Competition

VMware exam voucher to grab for free with VMware Rewards!

If you are looking for free exam vouchers from VMware, this is a place where I show you how to grab one, or a few…

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