Vote for Deafault Reasoning!

Voting is now open for the 2014 top VMware & Virtualization blogs!

Every year, Eric Siebert from runs the annual voting for the best VMware & Virtualization blogs. Just like last year, Default Reasoning is also taking part of the voting this year. So, if you found my blogs interesting and worth reading in the past year, your vote would be highly appreciated! 🙂 This year there will be drawings for some great prize giveaways courtesy of Veeam that include Nexus tablets, iWatches, headphones and more! You can find Default Reasoning (Marek.Z) in […]

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PowerCLI Basics – Import Host Profile

A quick post on how to import a host profile into vCenter Server using vSphere PowerCLI. Here is the link to the cmdlet reference page. Open PowerCLI and connect to you vCenter Server: PowerCLI C:> Connect-VIServer <IP_or_FQDN> Next, use the following to import the profile: PowerCLI C:> Import-VMHostProfile –FilePath <Path> -Name <Profile_Name> -ReferenceHost <ESXi_host_Name> For example: PowerCLI C:> Import-VMHostProfile -FilePath D:HostProfilesDefault.vpf -Name Default -ReferenceHost host-01.dr-lab-e.local Done. As you can see the host profile is now […]


My VCAP5-DCA exam experience

After passing the VCAP5-DCD exam a while ago, the obvious step for me was to prepare and take the VCAP5-DCA exam. So I scheduled the test on January 29 and here are some of my thoughts. As you all know the VMware Certified Advanced Professional 5 – Data Center Administration exam tests certification candidates on their skills and abilities installing, configuring and administering large and/or more complex virtualized environments. This said, I will not bore […]