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Bye Debian/Ubuntu guest customization, hello PowerCLI and Bash

Bye Debian/Ubuntu guest customization, hello PowerCLI and Bash

With the vSphere 5 release VMware decided to drop some operating systems using the guest customization wizard. This was already announced with the 4.1 release notes and has gone active now. I guess VMware had the idea that in time people would replace them with supported guest systems. Quote from the KB: Starting with vSphere 5.0, the support for customization of these operating systems is deprecated: Debian (All versions) Ubuntu (All versions) Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1 Update 1-7 Red…

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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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