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Month: June 2011

VMware Tools “Out of date” problem

VMware Tools “Out of date” problem

While doing a VMware tools check in my homelab I found a few Linux VMs with the message “Out of date“. These machines were from an old test and I recently started them again for some testing. My first idea on seeing the message was: ‘nothing wrong, I just run a PowerCLI script and everything will be updated‘. After running the script I noticed 3 test servers still being “Out of date” but in my task list the machines did…

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Combining Veeam and PowerCLI

Combining Veeam and PowerCLI

Veeam Backup & Replication is a great tool for backing up your virtual environment. U can use it to backup certain virtual machines or your whole environment by simply creating backup jobs in which u add virtual machines. Veeam has the option which sends an e-mail if a backup was successful or failed. Sadly there is one thing I couldn’t find and it’s an option to check which virtual machines are being backed up and which are not in a…

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