vRO Get VM Object By Name

When working on VM’s deployed by vRA, vRO needs to operate on a VM object. This scriptable task will find a VM object by searching the vCenter inventories by the input VM name. The result will be a single VM object. The task will fail if anything other than a single powered on VM is… Read More »

vRA 8 Dump VM Properties

Create a workflow using this and call it during Machine Provisioned Post in vRA 8.x to dump all the properties of the VM being deployed. Can be helpful troubleshooting builds.

Updating the Home Lab

I recently got a few new SuperMicro servers for the home lab along with a 10 GbE Cisco switch and an updated Synology NAS. Look for some posts in the coming weeks on my planning and deployment of the new lab. I’ll also have some videos on the process posted to my YouTube channel.

Installing Spotify on OpenSuse Leap 42.3

I recently switched from Fedora to OpenSuse Leap on my home office PC. I’ve been a Fedora user for a couple of years but had primarily used SUSE for a long time prior to that. Purchasing a new M2 SSD for my PC gave me the chance to get back to my SUSE desktop roots… Read More »

Home Lab Overview

Since I work with different customers all the time, I am constantly testing things for work in my home lab. When customers and co-workers hear about my lab they often ask what hardware is in the lab. I’m putting this post together so I can point people here and say “this is it.” The current… Read More »