Monthly archives: January, 2013

Auto Deploy 5.1 with standalone vCSA as Auto Deploy server

While trying to setup a pair of vCenter Server Appliances (vCSA) I noticed that the documentation was confusing and incorrect. My goal was to have one vCSA as the vCenter Server, and another as the Auto Deploy Server. You need to make sure that the Auto Deploy service is not running on the vCSA that you…



PowerCLI 5.1 Release1 Move-VM Bug

While trying to write a script to move our VMs to a newly created datastore cluster I discovered a bug in PowerCLI.  The issue only comes into play when trying to convert to thin provisioning. I am using PowerCLI 5.1 Release 1 build 793510. If you run this command you get a giant trace stack:…