Updating Host Profiles From Reference Host With PowerCLI

I have recently been doing a large amount of work with host profiles and PowerCLI as part of an automation project to streamline our process of adding new hosts in to our VMware environment, as  a result I am going...

When Sort-Object does not Sort

I have seen come up against this in my own work and have seen the question come up a few times on the PowerShell Reddit community.  When you are sorting objects with the Sort-Object pipeline cmdlet based on a string...

Zerto Replication - How does It Work

What Is Zerto Replication Zerto is a fairly new replication product for Virtual environments, which is quickly growing in popularity after getting best in show at VMworld 2011.  At work we have recently started using it for some of our DR...

Getting the Name of the Snapshot Creator - Using the vSphere Task API

I have seen a lot of people asking how they can get the username for the user who originally created a snapshot,  This is not data that is available in an obvious way from vSphere either through the GUI or...