PowerCLI Script to add Syslog Servers

I was asked earlier about this. So I figured I would throw this together real quick. There was a concern about adding syslog server settings to an enormous number of hosts in a cluster for Log Insight (or other). So Continue reading PowerCLI Script to add Syslog Servers

Collecting vSphere Syslog Data with Graylog2

Are you looking for a good syslog collector for your environment but not wanting to shell out the money for Splunk or VMware vCenter Log Insight? Not saying there is anything wrong with either one of these products except they Continue reading Collecting vSphere Syslog Data with Graylog2

VMware vDS RSPAN Port Mirroring

I wanted to throw this together real quick on how to setup RSPAN VLAN Port Mirroring using a Cisco switch and vDS (vSphere Distributed Switch) Destination Port Mirror which will map to a vm running NTOP. This solution is working Continue reading VMware vDS RSPAN Port Mirroring

HP BL490G7 ESXi 5.1U1 – No adapters found During Install

So I was rebuilding some HP BL490G7 blades last week with VMware ESXi 5.1U1 and during the install it stopped with the message that there were not any network adapters detected therefore the installation would not continue. These blades had Continue reading HP BL490G7 ESXi 5.1U1 – No adapters found During Install