Documenting vCenter Privileges with PowerCLI

A customer that I'm working with at present asked this week if the minimum privileges required for vRA to access a vSphere Endpoint could be documented. As someone who isn't a fan of unnecessary wheel re-invention, my initial response was to direct them to the relevant VMware documentation (vRA 7.3 vSphere Agent Requirements). Then they explained why [...]

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How to change the vRA 7.2 “All Services” icon using vRO

This post was inspired by Ryan Kelly's recent post of a similar title in which he revealed how to change the "All Services" icon in the vRA 7.2 Catalog tab. Shortly after [...]

Some vRO IP address actions

I just wanted to take this opportunity to share a few vRO actions from my library that I've recently tidied up. Some started life as scriptable tasks in other workflows but it [...]

South West UK VMUG – 22nd February 2017

I was absent from the VMUG scene for the entirety of 2016 for a number of reasons. I'm determined to make amends this year and I'm jumping in at the deep end! A week from [...]

vRetreat: Cohesity Overview

At the recent vRetreat at Silverstone, I experienced three technical presentations / Q&A sessions from the event sponsors. One of these, Cohesity, I was charged with [...]

vRetreat Silverstone 2017

So, it went something like this: Patrick - "Do you want to drive some Porsches at a blogging event?" Me - "Nom nom nom." (That's the sound of me biting his arm off.) Ok, it [...]