Yearly Archive: 2012

I’ll write this up at more length soon on blogs.splunk.com, but in the meantime, here’s a script that I just wrote that will help you to assign the permissions needed for Splunk for VMware.

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One of my most favoritest things about PowerShell v3 (which just hit release candidate) is the new Integrated Script Environment (ISE). Microsoft has come a long way, and while it’s not perfect (the 3rd party editors still have many advantages), this is the first version that I consider worthy enough to spend a significant portion […]

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Here’s a quick function to give you server (service profile) name and map it to NIC and VLAN using the Cisco UCS PowerTool: The code: http://poshcode.org/3391 The output might look something like this: Server Vnic Vlan —— —- —- bd-esx-01 eth0 BD-Net-01 bd-esx-01 eth1 BD-Net-01 bd-esx-01 eth2 Storage-NET bd-esx-01 eth3 PVS-Net bd-esx-02 eth0 BD-Net-01 bd-esx-02 […]

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The VMware vExpert program awards those who contribute “above and beyond” to the public body of knowledge about VMware virtualization. I’m not going to write a big speech here, but I did want to acknowledge that I’ve been re-awarded for the fourth year in a row, which is as long as the award has been […]

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I am very happy to announce that I’ve taken a new job with Splunk! I’m going to be a Solutions Architect working in their Business Development Partner Application Development team for my buddy Brandon Shell. As a part of my new role, I will be using Python (and PowerShell wherever I can fit it in) […]

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