Monthly Archive: February 2011

I’m not speaking this year, but I was really impressed when I spoke at TM Orlando a couple of years ago. You should check it out, and here’s a discount! You’re not too late for TechMentor Orlando (http://www.techmentorevents.com/orlando2011), March 14 – 18, 2011 at Disney’s Yacht Club. TechMentor is offering you the best discount so […]

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That’s right, I’m going to go there—with PowerCLI! The topic of how to kill a stuck or hung VM has been done to death using SSH and a few arcane shell commands, or a long-running support script. But did you know you can do the same thing using PowerCLI? I’ll be teaching you how in […]

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Well, technically, it’s not uptime, it’s “last boot time”, but you know what I mean. I think this is much more useful than the number of seconds since the last boot anyway… $LastBootProp = @{ Name = ‘LastBootTime’ Expression = { ( Get-Date ) – ( New-TimeSpan -Seconds $_.Summary.QuickStats.UptimeSeconds ) } } Get-VM | Get-View […]

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