VMware vSphere: Script to update License Label

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the vSphere GUIs, Win32 nor the Webclient based on Flash, does not provide the ability to change the label of a license key.

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ESXi: Expand datastore from command line

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sometimes the vSphere Client does not determine when an underlying Volume is expanded. So you cannot expand the datastore by the WebGUI or vSphere Client.

But the command line way is still possible 🙂 These are the steps:

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VMware PowerCli: Eject CD/DVD Media from VMs

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when you have to eject or unmount DVD iso from your VMs, may be the iso files resists on datastore you want to remove, these one liner should help you.
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VMware ESXi: Set an alternate BIOS for a VM

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VMware supports an alternate BIOS for a VM. Reasons for this can be that you want to set an alternate Manufacturer/Vendor and Model/Product String.
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Windows: Disable Credential- ,Device Guard and Virtualization based security

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new features in Windows 10 prevents Virtual Machines based on VMware Workstation or Virtual Box from starting.
Typical Errors are:

  • VirtualBox: VERR_SUPDRV_NO_RAW_MODE_HYPER_V_ROOT or VT-x is not available (VERR_VMX_NO_VMX)
    error: Details: code E_FAIL (0x80004005), component ConsoleWrap, interface IConsole
  • VMware Workstation: VMware Workstation and Device/Credential Guard are not compatible. VMware Workstation can be run after disabling Device/Credential Guard

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