VMDK Handbook


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V2P - Virtual to Physical Conversion Notes - VMware / Parallels

Getting up to speed with vCenter Orchestrator

Creating vCenter Orchestrator Workflow Loops

Original Article can be found here: http://www.vcoteam.info/articles/learn-vco/102-creating-workflow-loops.html

VMware's vCenter Orchestrator (vCO) ships with a rich library of workflows and actions. The workflows are often designed to handle a single object instance such as a VM. Technical workflows frequently require selecting several VMs by VM folder, resource pool, or by one of their properties (power state, Operating System, Hardware version ...).

Create a VMware linked Clone with Powercli

Based on the Original Article found here: http://michlstechblog.info/blog/vmware-vsphere-create-a-linked-clone-with-powercli/

linked clones have some advantages:

Running VMware vSphere PowerCLI scripts in Powershell

Add-PSSnapin VMware.VimAutomation.Core
Add-PSSnapin VMware.VimAutomation.Vds
if(get-item HKLM:\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\PowerShell\1\PowerShellSnapIns\VMware.VimAutomation.Core){
	. ((get-item HKLM:\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\PowerShell\1\PowerShellSnapIns\VMware.VimAutomation.Core).GetValue("ApplicationBase")+"\Scripts\Initialize-PowerCLIEnvironment.ps1")
	write-warning "PowerCLI Path not found in registry, please set path to Initialize-PowerCLIEnvironment.ps1 manually. Is PowerCli aleady installed?"

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Working with Customization Specifications in PowerCLI

How to Build a VMware vSphere VM Template for Windows Server 2008 R2

Automate Sysprep on VMware vSphere without Customization File


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