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Find orphaned vm files in your VMware vSphere environment using your mobile

January 18th, 2017
Find orphaned vm files in your VMware vSphere environment using your mobileLuc Dekens, published an extremly helpful PowerCLI script you can use to find orphaned VM files in your vSphere environment.Orphaned systems can become a huge disk resource waste, especially when sitting in datastores that reside on expensive storage systems.

Using OpBot to access VMware vSphere from your iPhone

January 12th, 2017
I hope you already run OpBot in your environment to simplify your daily job as a VMware consultant or system administrator.If not, let me give you another idea what you currently miss. Ever tried to access VMware vSphere on your iPhone or Android? Not fun, right. But that changes now with a single import of Read more…

vSphere 6.5. – vCenter Server High Availability (VCHA)

January 10th, 2017
vSphere 6.5. – vCenter Server High Availability (VCHA)William Lam posted a new interesting article regarding vCenter Server High Availability in vSphere 6.5.In playing with the new VCHA APIs, William decided to create a few VCHA functions which he thought would be useful to have as a PowerCLI module for others to use and also try out.Find the complete article Read more…

News from VMware vSphere Data Protection

January 05th, 2017
News from VMware vSphere Data ProtectionVMware has released a hotfix for vSphere Data Protection (VDP) to change a hard-coded SSH key that could allow remote attackers to gain root access to the virtual appliance. VDP is a disk-based backup and recovery product that runs as an open virtual appliance (OVA). It integrates with the VMware Read more…

OpBot v2 – next generation user interface for VMware vSphere and PowerCLI Core

January 03rd, 2017
OpBot v2 – next generation user interface for VMware vSphere and PowerCLI CoreMore than a month ago we released the first version of OpBot, the virtual assistant for VMware vSphere. That incredibly helpful ChatOps Bot allows to manage and control your VMware vSphere environment out of a Slack chat. As your virtual assistant that works from Read more…


December 30th, 2016
HAPPY NEW YEAR!Best wishes for a prosperous and happy NEW YEAR 2017! Your opvizor Team!

Use OpBot to find your resource hungry virtual machines

December 27th, 2016
Use OpBot to find your resource hungry virtual machinesIt happens on a daily basis that you want to find your most resource hungry virtual machines when it comes to any virtual environment. In the best case you find systems that have been configured with a very high amount of memory and really use it in Read more…


December 22nd, 2016
The Opvizor team wishes you HAPPY HOLIDAYS!We wish you and your family a wonderful holiday season and a healthy and peaceful New Year!

Sneak Peek: Performance Alert into Chat – Performance Analyzer meets OpBot

December 20th, 2016
We want to share an upcoming feature that enables OpBot to receive Performance Analyzer alerts and publish them into the Slack chat. Performance Alert into ChatAlerting is always an important topic, especially when it comes to uptime and service availability. But we see more and more interest in alerting on performance data and special pattern that Read more…

Sneak Peek: Opvizor OpBot, Slack, VMware vSphere and Amazon Echo Dot

December 15th, 2016
Most people know Amazon Echo (Alexa), the device to voice control your home. I just couldn’t resist to order an echo dot to connect it to our Slack channel. Telling echo dot to write messages into the chat is ok and fun. But to use it to send commands to our VMware vSphere environment was Read more…

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