Tag Archive: hosts

Jan 05

Add an Entry to ESXi /etc/hosts using PowerShell

I was looking for away to easily add an entry to an ESXi host’s /etc/hosts file without using SSH to connect to the host. ESXi has a file management interface which can be accessed with standard GET/PUT operations. I put together a quick example of doing this with PowerShell using Invoke-WebRequest.

May 11

AutoLab Video Series Part 3 – Building the DC and Hosts

This video covers building the Domain Controller (DC) and ESXi hosts using the AutoLab automation. The Domain Controller provides the Active Directory infrastructure, the PXE boot infrastructure, the DNS services, and the database services for the AutoLab environment. The hosts will become the ESXi servers for the AutoLab environment.