PowerCLI to Match VMDK to Windows Drive Letter

This has always been a thorn in my side. How to match a VMDK to a Windows drive. This was mostly an issue when our DBAs would put multi SQL instances on the same VMs that were configured in as a failover cluster. It would never fail that the the SQL instances would be configured with similar sized drives and need to be extended.… Continue reading

PowerCLI to get information about RDM connected to VM.

In my work environment when we use MS SQL, so we have to build failover clusters.  This means the use of RDM (Raw Device Mappings) LUNs.  So you have to connect the RDM LUNs to the first system and them connected them to the second system using the disk file names.  This is not a big deal, but it is nice to speed this process of mapping the drive on the second system, and cut and paste is your friend.… Continue reading