PowerCli: Invoke-VMScript fails with “An error occurred while sending the request”

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you want to call some commands in a VM and you got the following error “An error occurred while sending the request”
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VMware: Set MAC Address of a kernel interface with PowerCli

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the New-VMHostNetworkAdapter offers the ability to set the MAC address while adding a new kernel interface. But this has a limitation. It always only a MAC within a range 00:50:56:00:00:00 – 00:50:56:3F:FF:FF.

If you try it even though you will get an error:

New-VMHostNetworkAdapter The MAC address is invalid or is not in the valid range 00:50:56:00:00:00 - 00:50:56:3F:FF:FF.

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Powershell: Import a module from a file

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you just want to test a module and don’t want to install or copy it to the Powershell Modules directories? It’s possible 🙂

For example the SpeculationControl module to query the speculation control (Spectre/Meltdown vulnerability) settings of your system.
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Powershell: A Local script is not executed with error not digitally signed

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Issue: You downloaded or copied a script from a remote location and Powershell won’t execute such a file although you have set the execution policy to RemoteSigned.

An Error like this occurs:

D:\Temp\myScript.ps1 : File D:\Temp\myScript.ps1 cannot
be loaded. The file D:\Temp\myScript.ps1 is not digitally signed. The script
will not execute on the system.

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Powershell: Escape a String for regular expression.

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when a pattern for a regular expression contains reserved characters it can be difficult to quote all these signs correctly.

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