Category Archives: Scripting

Networking 3 (TestTrack Unplugged Series)

I’ll assume you read the first post in the series. Networking 3 Things to notice: “Storage and vSphere management traffic will co-exist for the test.” = Enable Management traffic. This question was written before VSAN, that traffic type is not … Continue reading

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Networking 2 (TestTrack Unplugged Series)

I’ll assume you read the first post in the series. Networking 2 Things to note: “network administrator is in the process of setting the physical network” = This will likely not work if tested between hosts. In actuality it will … Continue reading

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Storage 3 (TestTrack unplugged series)

I’ll assume you read the first post in the series. Storage 3 Things to note: “created on the array in the future” = Don’t change PSP on any current LUN, just change the default for the array so new ones … Continue reading

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Storage 2 (TestTrack Unplugged series)

I’ll assume you read the first post in the series. Storage 2 The initial note to delete Payroll is only seen on TestTrack – you won’t want to undo anything on the real exam as no scoring is done until … Continue reading

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TestTrack Unplugged (Storage 1)

Back in 2012 I created TestTrack as a practice tool for the DCA510 (VCAP5-DCA on vSphere 5.0) exam. When the updated DCA550 exam launched I updated TT to match. With the decommissioning of the VCAP5-DCA exams the current TestTrack is … Continue reading

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vCloud Director – retain IP/Mac

I found myself in need of changing a network setting on a bunch of vCD vApps.  The setting in question (“Retain IP/MAC Resources” in the GUI, “RetainNetInfoAcrossDeployments” from the API) causes the vApp to retain it’s assigned IP (apparently by retaining … Continue reading

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Retrieve identifying information for an NSX Cluster IP Pool

As a follow up to the thoroughly engrossing post on accessing the NSX API from Powershell, here is another example ripped from the pages of Twitter. While the API lists “Add an IP Pool” and “Query IP Pool Details” and … Continue reading

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