List DRS Recommendations and apply them

Heres a function i put together that pulls a list of DRS recommendations for your chosen cluster then asks whether you want to apply them. It uses my usual variables from my menu system $Global:DCChoice – Datacenter Choice$global:CLUChoice – Cluster Choice #Apply DRS recomendations? function VP-ApplyDRSRecommendations { Get-Datacenter $global:DCChoice | Get-Cluster $global:CLUChoice | Get-DrsRecommendation Write-Host

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Which host should i deploy to based off current CPU & Memory usage?

The function “VP-WhichHost” will check the average CPU & Memory utilization of a specified cluster and then display all hosts that are below the average. All results are taken from real time metrics. It is broken out into 3 sections of “Below Average Memory”, “Below Average CPU” & “Below both AVG CPU & Memory” to

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Configure NTP & Syslog

The below script allows you to quickly configure the NTP & Syslog settings on all hosts in a specified cluster. It will prompt you to enter an NTP server & Syslog server address before applying it to each host. Im using my usual variables:$Global:DCChoice – DC Choice$Global:CLUChoice – Cluster Choice function VP-SetNTPandSyslog { $NTPServer =

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Take a snapshot with standardized naming

As with everything in IT, having things standardized generally makes your life easier. Unfortunately in many environments, snapshots tend to get overlooked and their naming convention can end up a little adhoc which can lead to confusion around who and why they were taken. Ive put together the following script which takes a snapshot with

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