vCloud Error: Could not find object with moref “vm-xxx” and VC ID “xxx-xxx-xxx-xxx-xxx” in inventory category “VirtualMachine”

vCloud Error: Could not find object with moref “vm-xxx” and VC ID “xxx-xxx-xxx-xxx-xxx” in inventory category “VirtualMachine” I experienced an issue with a user VM after power cycling our DataCenter this past weekend due to electrical work being done at our building. There were a few one-off issues, but one in particular took some digging […]

Cisco AnyConnect Client on Windows 8.x

In case your company is like mine and has an older version of Cisco AnyConnect and you’re having trouble establishing a connection on Windows 8.x, you might try the following: Cisco VPN in Windows 8.x If you install and run the Cisco AnyConnect VPN Client in Windows 8.x, you might receive the following error: The […]

Export Distribution List to CSV

This will give you all Distribution Groups on the server. If you want to only get one DG, use -Identity *DG NAME* on the first line of the script. $Groups=Get-DistributionGroup $Groups| foreach { $GroupName=$_.Name $Report+=Get-distributionGroupMember -identity $_.identity| select @{Name=’Distribution Group’; Expression={[String]::join(“;”, $GroupName)}}, Name, PrimarySmtpAddress} $Report| export-csv “.\DGMembers.csv” -notype Source:

SSL Flaw Found in iOS / OS X

If you have and iOS device (iPhone or iPad) running iOS 7 and haven’t updated to 7.0.6… do it. RIGHT NOW. Don’t finish your chips. Don’t wait for the movie to end. Don’t wait until you work things out with your receptionist. Update it RIGHT NOW. To update your device: Tap Settings > General > […]

Upgrade Mint Linux from v15 (Olivia) to v16 (Petra)

  First and foremost, compliments to for their How-To on the Mint upgrade. I’m posting my experience and results here. Simple Upgrade: $ sudo sed -i ‘s/raring/saucy/’ /etc/apt/sources.list $ sudo sed -i ‘s/olivia/petra/’ /etc/apt/sources.list $ sudo sed -i ‘s/raring/saucy/’ /etc/apt/sources.list.d/official-package-repositories.list $ sudo sed -i ‘s/olivia/petra/’ /etc/apt/sources.list.d/official-package-repositories.list Then do this: $ sudo apt-get update && […]

VMWare vSphere – CLI Fun

In an attempt to figure out how to limit a collection of VMs to only 500MHz in CPU resources, we found that this can be done with a simple CLI Script: After opening the Power CLI and connecting it to the vCenter Server that hosts the VMs, run the following command, substituting appropriate strings for […]