Posts Tagged ‘vmware’


VMware Infrastructure book now available as eBook

Friday, May 15th, 2009 by Ferdinand Rios
Hal Rottenberg's Managing VMware Infrastructure with Windows PowerShell is now available as PDF eBook on It is also available as a print + eBook combo. Check out Hal's book and all of the other SAPIENPress books available on…   More »

Managing for VMWare now Printing

Wednesday, April 29th, 2009 by Jeffery Hicks
Hal Rottenberg's Managing VMWare Infrastructure with Windows PowerShell: TFM if finally PRINTING!!! An initial order has been placed to fulfill all of the pre-orders so yours should be coming soon. The book is on sales at The page may still say pre-orders only but the book is being printed.  We'll also be offering an ebook version on ScriptingOutpost as well shortly. More on that when it becomes available. Even though you can buy the print version at other retailers like Amazon you'll only be able to the get the ebook, and most likely a print/ebook bundle, at ScriptingOutpost. We…   More »

Managing VMWare Infrastructure with Windows PowerShell:TFM Sample

Thursday, April 23rd, 2009 by Jeffery Hicks
Hal Rottenberg's new book Managing VMWare Infrastructure with Windows PowerShell: TFM is getting very close to hitting the shelves. We're in the very final stages of production. But in the mean time you can visit SAPIEN Press and download a sample chapter from the book. You'll also find a zip file with all of Hal's script samples. Although without the book the samples alone may not help you much. You can pre-order this title today at When the book is officially release, you'll hear about it here first!…   More »

Wayne’s World of IT Revised

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2008 by Jeffery Hicks
I've blogged in the past about Wayne Martin and his outstanding list of command line tips. These are one line commands, some complex some simple, that you can use to accomplish a wide range of task. The overall number of tips is to 425 and Wayne recently reorganized them into 7 categories to make it easier for people to digest. There's very little scripting with any of these commands. Most use native or freely available command line tools. But because they are executed from a command line you could incorporate them into a script. I encourage you to check them out.   More »

VMWare Book Reviewers

Friday, July 25th, 2008 by Jeffery Hicks
I hope the interest in reviewing Hal's VMWare book is a sign of general interest.  Thanks to all who sent in requests. At this point I think we have all that we need.  If you made the cut you'll get an email with a logon id and additional instructions.  Also to clarify a requirement, reviewers will need EITHER ESX or VMWare Server.  Not both. The original post may have been a little confusing. UPDATE #1 Thanks to all the people who have requested a slot.  I wish I could use you all but I'll have to narrow down the list.…   More »

Technical Reviewers needed

Friday, July 25th, 2008 by Jeffery Hicks
PowerShell and VMWare guru Hal Rottenberg is hard at work on Managing VMWare with Windows PowerShell: TFM. We are now in need of a handful of committed technical reviewers.   More »

PowerShell Virtual Users Group Meeting

Friday, June 20th, 2008 by Jeffery Hicks
I somehow missed the announcement, but the next meeting of the PowerShell Virtual Users group is June 24th at 7:30PM EST. Scheduled to speak are Bruce Payette and Wassim Fayed from Microsoft and Hal Rottenberg. Click here to register.   More »

Coming Soon: Managing VMWare with Windows PowerShell

Wednesday, March 12th, 2008 by Don Jones
We've a new book in the works: Managing VMWare with Windows PowerShell: TFM. Read about it at, where you can also read about the author and (once we have them available) download preview chapters. We'll be looking for community reviewers before long, so if you're an ESX Server user, stay tuned to this blog for your chance to participate and earn some cash!…   More »