PowerCLI to Remove VM Tags

Using VM tags to logically group VMs is awesome, but they can come a time when you need to remove the tags to apply a different one. Using the web console can be very time consuming. PowerCLI to the rescue.


Using Remove-TagAssignment is powerful. You can use it to target just a single tag to be removed from a list of VMs.… Continue reading

PowerCLI to check for Python Exploit in VMware

About a week ago, I read about a python exploit that was targeting ESXi servers. I looked up the 2 CVE that were related to the exploit, CVE-2019-5544 and CVE-2020-3992. I then wanted to see if these CVE had been patched by VMware, and they have via the VMSA-2019-0022 and VMSA-2020-0023.3. Which I’ve already patched for, but I was still curious as to the contents of the file ‘/etc/rc.local.d/local.sh’.… Continue reading