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Change “Upgrade at Power Cycle” to enable automatic VMTools upgrades

VM Maintenance is a chore for most IT shops, but there are ways to make things easier! If your policies allow, you can set all VMs to upgrade VMTools on reboot. Since we usually reboot most VMs on a weekly

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Change vRAM for multiple VMs in vCenter

Video RAM is one of those funny things you don’t think about too often, but if you need more than the default 4MB, it can be a pain to change. VM vRAM size affects the size of the console window

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Automatically create multiple hard drives on separate controllers in VMware

As mentioned earlier, my place of business sells and supports AppAssure. This means we have to create large volumes for the repository. For me, it became tedious to manually add these large drives, especially because of the need to power

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Deploy multiple VMs from templates

In my inaugural post on this blog, I’d like to present some PowerCLI code. I frequently work with customers that are transitioning from physical to virtual environments and consequently, we deploy many VMs at a time. To make this process

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