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Vmware Update Manager fails to download patches from patch store

I ran in to this error when I sat up a new ESXi blade. “Host cannot download files from VMware vSphere Update Manager patch store. Check the network connectivity and firewall setup, and check esxupdate logs for details.”   It … Continue reading

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One line in powershell to check if remote port is open

Here is an easy way to use powershell to see if a remote machine is listening on a specific port. If the command finishes without returning anything the remote machine is listening on the port. If the commands times out … Continue reading

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