Another powershell blog? Yeah, I guess it’s that kind of a month :). After writing my previous blog on How to add a NIC via Powershell to an AHV-hosted VM I got talking to one of our Services resources about a customer trying to run Citrix PVS with BDM. I figured I could easily modify the script to add a NIC so I could add a CD-ROM drive and mount an ISO file.Read more
After getting a question on how to add a network interface card to an existing VM I reverted back to powershell again, this could be useful for PVS scenarios where you want to seperate out network traffic stream (streaming vs generic network traffic) which is an outdated practice but for the sake of the powershell script it was my starting point.Read more
As I was on a roll with powershell scripts anyway I looked at the Reporting vGPU enabled VMs on AHV.I wrote earlier this month and wanted to reuse that script for the VM Inventory script I had written back in 2017 and with the new capabilities of Nutanix AHV it made sense to add the vGPU profiles to this script.
After writing the script to create VM on AHV with a vGPU profile I was wondering what else I could do with the code I had written. When I was looking at some of my older blogposts I realized I had a VM inventory script and wanted to update that to include the GPU profiles. Before I could update the inventory script I had to gobble together the code to actually report the VMs that are vGPU enabled and the configured profiles.
After our release of full support for Citrix PVS running on Nutanix AHV the blogpost I wrote on Automating Citrix PVS on Nutanix AHV with PoSH in 2015 was obsolete until I got a question around this and I figured that I could update the script with the new PVS cmdlets (and it needed some finetuning as well).
Yet another powershell blog, this one is about adding a persistent disk via powershell on an AHV hosted non-persistent VM created with Citrix MCS. The use case here would be persistent write cache for App-V cache, AV definitions, log files etc.Read more