Author Archives: Al

Show used and provisioned disk sizes in ESX

Some simple powershell to show the used and provisioned size of disks in VMware

$report = @()
foreach ($vm in Get-VM){
$view = Get-View $vm
$row = ” | select Name, Provisioned, Actual, Thin
$row.Name = $vm.Name
$row.Provisioned = [math]::round($vm.ProvisionedSpaceGB , 2)
$row.Actual = [math]::round(($vm.UsedSpaceGB ) , 2)
$row.Thin = $view.config.hardware.Device.Backing.ThinProvisioned | Out-String
$report += $row
}
$report | Sort Actual

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VirtualBox how to start all VMs headless

vboxmanage list vms | cut -f 2 -d ‘”‘ | xargs -I{} vboxheadless -s “{}”

Setting up vim for Puppet

mkdir -p ~/.vim/autoload ~/.vim/bundle && \
curl -LSso ~/.vim/autoload/pathogen.vim https://tpo.pe/pathogen.vim
git clone git://github.com/rodjek/vim-puppet.git ~/.vim/bundle/puppet
# ~/.vimrc
execute pathogen#infect()
syntax on
filetype plugin indent on