Month: July 2018

Using PowerShell to store S3 objects on Pure Storage FlashBlade

Update 12/5/2018: Pure Storage has modified the returned JSON file.  The AccessKey is no longer stored as Id, rather it is stored as Name.  I’ve updated the code below to reflect that. Part of my job involves managing our storage fleet, both block storage and some file level services.  I recently had a conversation with…
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Booting ESXi in UEFI mode on Cisco UCS

Note: This process should work for Windows and Linux as well.  Verify the EFI boot path for the OS. Through ESXi 6.0 I have run my hosts in Legacy BIOS mode on UCS.  There just was nothing significant enough worth the hassle of switching to UEFI on UCS (rather: I had more important fires to…
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