Lenovo Custom Image for ESXi 6.0.0 GA Install CD available to Download


I was recently asked when the IBM customised ISO for ESXi 6.0 would be available to download. However, since the sale of xSeries to Lenovo, any future ESXi customisations will be provided by Lenovo.

The Lenovo Custom Image for ESXi 6.0 is avaliable to download here.

ESXi 5.5u2: IBM Fix Central

Older ESXi versions are available here


PowerCLI 6.0r1 available to download


For those who don’t know, all vCenter tasks can be controlled/triggered/automated via a Windows Powershell command-line interface. After importing the VMware modules into your normal Powershell , you can

The new release of PowerCLI has been made available which coincides with the release of vSphere 6.0, however there doesn’t appear to be any commandlets for vVols. Download link

VMware also have a nice habit of publishing a PDF poster which covers many of the commandlets. They haven’t released it a new version yet (older version), but the more comprehensive user guide is available here.

My go-to script editor of choice is PowerGUI which offers some nice touches to make writing scripts/general admin tasks a little easier.