Tag Archive: PowerShell

PowerShell Script To Delete Files & Folders

Last year I wrote a blog post about how to back up the VMware vCenter Server Appliance version 6.5 via PowerShell which you can read here. It somehow slipped my mind to post another important aspect of the backup procedure and that is obviously to delete old backups since you don’t want them to hang …

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Migrate Windows vCenter Server 6.0 to vCenter Server Appliance (VCSA) 6.5

A few weeks back I did my first production environment migration of VMware vCenter Server 6.0 Windows version to vCenter Server Appliance (VCSA) 6.5. I have tested this in customer lab and in my home lab before so it was not a new experience. Since the source vCenter Server used an Embedded Platform Service Controller (PSC) …

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Backup vCenter Server Appliance (VCSA) 6.5 Using PowerShell

A few days ago I was asked to create a  VMware vCenter Server Appliance (VCSA) version 6.5 script using PowerCli. The request was to take a daily backup and send it to a FTPS location in a separate folder per backup. I found that Brian Graf has put together VCSA backup function which was really …

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