YAMS – Yet Another Migration Script

I was asked if I could write a script that could be used for moving VMs to another data center location. Sounds easy right? Well, there were some specific requirements that made it a bit more challenging… Downtime for the VMs should be kept to a minimum. Some clusters re-use…

Migrating ESXi Hosts to Another vCenter Server

As part of a migration project, ESXi hosts needed to be migrated to a new vCenter appliance. The Cisco 1000v distributed virtual switch was stripped out and converted to standard switches. So basically it was a matter of disconnecting, and removing the hosts from the old vCenter and adding them…