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PowerCLI

PowerCLI Basics – Backup and Restore ESXi Configuration Data

Here is a quick post on how to backup and restore the ESXi configuration data using PowerCLI. Cmdlets used and the corresponding reference page: Get-VMHostFirmware Set-VMHostFirmware Backup First, connect to the vCenter Server with the PowerCLI C:\> Connect-VIServer command and enter your credentials. Backup the configuration data with PowerCLI C:\> Get-VMHostFirmware -VMHost <IP_or_FQDN> -BackupConfiguration -DestinationPath <Path> For example: PowerCLI C:\> Get-VMHostFirmware -VMHost 10.10.10.21 -BackupConfiguration -DestinationPath D:\Configs\esx03 The backup file will be saved as a .tgz […]

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Zerto News – Zerto Virtual Replication Now Includes Offsite Backup!

  Some exciting news from our friends at Zerto today! Replication and Offsite Backup converge into one with Zerto Virtual Replication 3.5 is GA! Zerto Offsite Backup is a new feature that leverages the data replicated to a remote location for disaster recovery purposes and retains copies for backup operations. What’s the value of adding Offsite Backup to Zerto Virtual Replication? Dramatically reduce the impact on production workloads by using backups executed at the DR […]