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PowerCLI autocompletion for Notepad++

Notepad++ supports Powershell from version v5.6 but the VMware PowerCLI cmdlets aren’t included. So I created PowerCLI Language definition file for syntax highlighting. It contains the cmdlets available in vSphere PowerCLI 4 Update 1 and vCenter Update Manager PowerCLI 4

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VMworld 2010 Registration

VMware opened the registration for VMworld 2010. More Labs – Self Paced All Labs are self-paced so you have more freedom and options to choose from. No Session Registration No need to pre-register this year. You’ll have ample opportunity to

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New vSphere certifications names confirmed

Jon Hall confirmed the names of the new vSphere certifications which will be released somewhere in May. VMware Certified Advanced Professional – Enterprise Admin VMware Certified Advanced Professional – Design In order to become VCAP you need to be VCP

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Virtual Center Perf Chart service encountered an internal error

On a Virtual Center 4 update 1 installation I noticed an Perf Charts service error on the performance overview tab. The advanced performance tab is functioning as normal. There are 3 VMware KBs related to this type of error: KB1009872

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VI Toolkit scripting contest winners announced.

Carter Shanklin announced the winners of the contest. 1st prize: The guest provisioning system of LucD. This application lets you provision your VMs in an easy way. You can set the options from one screen no clicking around to configure

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Free ESXi

VMware recently released a free version of ESXi. Ideal for people that are running their own little home-datacenter ;-) Rich over at VM /ETC blog wrote a nice article discussing the limitations of this free version. As for me, the

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