Tag Archives: Linux

vSphere 6.7: Automated consistent VMware vCSA Backup

By | 2018-05-23

In an old post I described how to make an automated and consistent backup of VMware vCenter Server Appliance with vSphere 6.5 and some Linux Bash scripts. With vSphere 6.7, VMware introduced a new feature called “Backup Schedule”: Now you can configure a schedule for the backup (including a cleanup job) – there is no need for… Read More »

RRDtool grading graphs

By | 2018-03-20

One of my oldest IT articles from about 2005 🙂 Introduction This HOWTO describes how to quickly generate a nice graph, showing you the average ping time off a specific host. This picture is the result we should get: This setup consists of 4 steps * Configfile * RRDcreate * RRDupdate * RRDgraph Configfile The… Read More »