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Redirect URLs to in HOSTS file 1.4.19

This script can be used as a quick way to block access to a URL. The provided URLs (comma separated) are placed in a 'ControlUp' section of the HOSTS file, where they are directed to As a result DNS lookup of these URLs always point to home, essentially preventing access to a website unless you know the IP number. After this the command IPCONFIG /FLUSHDNS is run to clear the DNS cache. tags:ip blocking, hosts
Created: 2020-03-30
Modified: 2020-03-30
Creator: Ton de Vreede
Downloads: 18

Disable or Enable SSH on an VMware ESXi host 1.2.25

Using PowerCLI, Connect to vCenter and start or stop the SSH service on a host. Notet that , the computer running this script must have PowerCLI, and vCenter credentails are required during script execution. tags:$HypervisorPlatform="VMware",$SSHenabled
Created: 2019-10-04
Modified: 2019-10-04
Creator: mc
Downloads: 37

Set host state to maintenance 1.4.10

Placing a host in Maintenance will migrate the powerred on VMs to other hosts in the cluster. If the Evacuate switch is passed all offline machines a migrated too. This script will only place a host in Maintenance if the cluster it is part of is DRSFullyAutomated. If the host uses a VSAN and the PowerCLI version is high enough the default VsanEvacuationMode setting will be used. This is only supported with PowerCLI 6 or higher. tags:vsphere,host,maintenance,vmware
Created: 2019-02-21
Modified: 2019-03-31
Creator: Ton de Vreede
Downloads: 25

Get datastore files 1.16.49

This script gets the files in a selected VMware vSphere Datastore, filtered by the last time they were modified and size. This is useful for researching disk space usage, specifically when you're intereseted in finding out which files consume significant storage space. tags:vsphere, datastore, disk space, storage, vmware
Created: 2019-01-16
Modified: 2019-04-28
Creator: Ton de Vreede
Downloads: 36

Show host NIC details 1.1.10

This script will retreive the physical network adapters of the hypervisor machine and output their details tags:vmware, host, nic
Created: 2018-11-25
Modified: 2019-02-10
Creator: Ton de Vreede
Downloads: 109

Change local group membership 1.4.12

Add or remove domain or local accounts to/from local groups on selected computers. Can either be done immediately or at a given date/time in the future via a scheduled task, e.g. remove specific users from the local admininstrators group in 1 day's time. Arguments: Users - a comma separated list of AD user accounts to add/remove to/from the specified group Local group - the name of the local group which will have the users added or removed Remove from group - if true then the specified users will be removed from the group, if false then the users will be added to the group (default is false) When - If nothing is specified, the action is taken immediately otherwise a scheduled task is created to perform the action at the data/time specified which can also be a number followed by a time unit, e.g. 8h for 8 hours or 1d for 1 day. If specifying a date/time, it must be enclosed in double quotes. tags:Users,Groups,Security
Created: 2018-10-22
Modified: 2018-11-26
Creator: Guy Leech
Downloads: 38