Author: James

We Live in the Cloud

How to install PowerShell and PowerCLI on macOS

I have been a huge fan of Microsoft PowerShell and VMware PowerCLI for many years now, using it to make life easier when managing and automating large virtual environments for my customers.  I was delighted that Microsoft open-sourced and released PowerShell Core 6.0, which now runs on a number of Operating Systems including Windows, Linux and macOS.…
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19th March 2018 0

VCP6.5-DCV – Data Center Virtualization – Exam Prep 

My VCP6-DCV was due to expire at the end of Feb 2018, and while I had hoped to go for my VCAP, I was entirely too busy in and out of work to devote the amount of time I’d need, so I opted to renew my VMware Certified Professional (VCP) certification to the latest 6.5.…
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16th March 2018 0

vSphere 5.5 and vSAN 5.5 to go End Of General Support on September 2018

Time flies when you’re having fun, and it seems like only yesterday that I was upgrading vSphere 5.0 to 5.5 for a customer… Thinking back, this was late 2013, so over 4.5 years ago now!  With this in mind, I would like to remind you all that vSphere 5.5 and vSAN 5.5 go End Of…
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14th March 2018 0