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Technology 2

NSX-V 6.1 Configuration Maximums

NSX-V 6.1 Configuration Maximums It was not that easy to find this information on the official VMware website. However, during a current  NSX-V integration project, we received the following Configuration Maximums table from VMware PSO, including the permission to share the content with the community. Credit goes to Aleksander Bukowinski. As soon as the information will be publicly available, I will insert the link […]

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[HOWTO] Creating a Graylog2 Filter Plugin

Introduction UPDATE 2015-02-26 The plugin now works with the Graylog v1 plugin API Following the article about Creating a Graylog2 Output Plugin this post will cover the steps needed to create a filter plugin for Graylog2. While the SCRIPT OUTPUT Plugin enabled a potential user to run scripts for post-processing of messages, the SCRIPT FILTER Plugin will be very creative […]

PowerShell 0

Promote a Linked Clone Virtual Machine to a Full Clone with PowerCli

Linked clone VirtualMachines share their base disks with their parent virtual machine. Only changes (delta) are stored in the childs virtual disks. These results in two major benefits: Fast Provisioning time Space savings   However, linked clones have some limitations: Diskspace cannot be adjusted Performance impact – Depending on storage cache The following PowerCLI snippets will promote all virtual disks […]

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Module: biz.dfch.PS.Ipam.Infoblox.Api

GENERAL This Microsoft PowerShell module contains Cmdlets to perform various base actions and utility/convenience functions against the Infoblox REST API (WAPI). You can download this module via GitHub at biz.dfch.PS.Ipam.Infoblox.Api or via NuGet with Install-Package biz.dfch.PS.Ipam.Infoblox.Api. DESCRIPTION This module uses Invoke-RestMethod internally. You can also use the functionality of the provided InfobloxApi.dll assembly that is more efficient. The current implementation […]

PowerShell 0

vCloud Director: Federation certificate expiration emails / Certificate regeneration troubles in large environments

Hi, this is Daniel and this is my first post about a small gotcha you might experience with VMware vCloud Director and the surprising resumé that there is no automated solution for fixing that. Since vCloud Director 5.1 it is possible to enable your organization to use an SAML Identity provider. And even if you don’t use it, vCloud Director […]

PowerShell 0

Module: biz.dfch.PS.Cumulus.VI

This is Microsoft PowerShell module is part of our Apache 2.0 based open source automation framework “Cumulus”. You will find all related posts via the “Cumulus” tag. You can use this module to perform operations against VMware vCenter infrastructure (the module makes use and abstracts VMware’s supplied PowerShell PowerCLI snapin). You can download the module on GitHub or on NuGet […]

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Module: biz.dfch.PS.Sccm.Utilities

This is Microsoft PowerShell module is part of our Apache 2.0 based open source automation framework “Cumulus”. You will find all related posts via the “Cumulus” tag. You can use this module to perform provisioning against SCCM 2012 infrastructure (the module makes use and abstracts Microsoft’s supplied PowerShell module ‘ConfigurationManager’). You can download the module on GitHub or on NuGet […]

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[Bug] Class Library Service Reference for ODATA service does not handle return type from CRUD operations

Recently I observed a strange behavior when working with an ODATA service via a “System.Data.Services.Client.DataServiceContext” that was wrapped inside a class library (via a regular “Service Reference”). The specific ODATA service in question was an Entity Framework v4.1 based service and had defined two different entity sets (“Objects” and “Tasks”) along with its regular CRUD operations. The specialty of the […]

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Using LightSwitch with EntityFramework 6 and CodeFirst based ODATA Controllers

Enhancing LightSwitch applications with additional ODATA or WebAPI controllers is a pretty common task. However when you try to build a CodeFirst based controller in combination with EntityFramework 6, you will run into a lot of errors by default. Here are the steps to get this cleared and running: 1. Create a Visual Studio LightSwitch HTML project In this example […]