How to get vms, with their current ips, macaddresses, networkcard types

How to get vms, with their current ips, macaddresses, networkcard types

Below are the script i got to get all VM name UUID, VLAN assigned, MAC address , IP address,Network card type.

Its export in CSV .

 

$reportedvms=New-Object System.Collections.ArrayList
$vms=get-view -viewtype virtualmachine  |Sort-Object -Property {  $_.Config.Hardware.Device |  where {$_ -is [VMware.Vim.VirtualEthernetCard]} |  Measure-Object | select -ExpandProperty Count} -Descending
 
foreach($vm in $vms){
  $reportedvm = New-Object PSObject
  Add-Member -Inputobject $reportedvm -MemberType noteProperty -name Guest -value $vm.Name
  Add-Member -InputObject $reportedvm -MemberType noteProperty -name UUID -value $($vm.Config.Uuid)
$networkcards=$vm.guest.net | ?{$_.DeviceConfigId -ne -1}
$i=0
foreach($ntwkcard in $networkcards){
Add-Member -InputObject $reportedvm -MemberType NoteProperty -Name "networkcard${i}.Network" -Value $ntwkcard.Network
Add-Member -InputObject $reportedvm -MemberType NoteProperty -Name "networkcard${i}.MacAddress" -Value $ntwkcard.Macaddress  
Add-Member -InputObject $reportedvm -MemberType NoteProperty -Name "networkcard${i}.IpAddress" -Value $($ntwkcard.IpAddress|?{$_ -like "*.*"})
Add-Member -InputObject $reportedvm -MemberType NoteProperty -Name "networkcard${i}.Device" -Value $(($vm.config.hardware.device|?{$_.key -eq $($ntwkcard.DeviceConfigId)}).gettype().name)
$i++
}
$reportedvms.add($reportedvm)|Out-Null
}
 
$reportedvms|Export-Csv C:\PCLITEST\inventry\networkcard.csv

 

How to Configuring an NTP Time Server on ESXi PowerCLI

How to Configuring an NTP Time Server on ESXi PowerCLI

If there are no NTP server configured

Get-VMHost esx01 | Add-VMHostNtpServer -NtpServer ntpservername

 

Or to first of all clear existing NTP server(s) then set the new one:

Get-VMHost esx01 | Remove-VMHostNtpServer -NtpServer (Get-VMHost esx01 | Get-VMHostNtpServer)
Get-VMHost esx01 | Add-VMHostNtpServer -NtpServer ntpservername

 

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How to check VMFS version & block sizes PowerCLI

How to check VMFS version & block sizes PowerCLI

Get-Datastore | Get-View | Select-Object Name,@{N="VMFS version";E={$_.Info.Vmfs.Version}},@{N="BlocksizeMB";E={$_.Info.Vmfs.BlockSizeMB}}

 

NameVMFS 	      version   BlocksizeMB
----------------    -----------
TempDS                  5.58 	 1
datastore1              5.54  	 1
datastore1 (3)          5.54  	 1
datastore1 (1)          5.54  	 1
datastore1 (4)          5.54  	 1
datastore1 (7)          5.54  	 1
datastore1 (6)          5.54  	 1