The forwarding of keys for AWS Instance via Powershell using OpenSSH

Working with the security and networking in AWS is somewhat the same but different to physical networking. So I was testing an EC2 instance in a public subnet and EC2 instance in a private subnet. Created a bastion host (Jump server) and then attempted a L2 connection between public and […]

PoweredOn VM but NICs are Disconnected

Here is a script on VMware via Powershell. As long as you have installed the PowerCLI module, you can run this via the standard Powershell. I have taken the script and created a PS1 file to run through the list and email it to you. This will help in the […]

Check Which VM is PoweredOff

Here is a script on VMware via Powershell. As long as you have installed the PowerCLI module, you can run this via the standard Powershell. I have taken the script and created a PS1 file to run through the list and email it to you. Connect-VIServer <VCenter Domain Name> $smtpsettings […]

Installing AWS Tools on Windows

Hey all your AWS fans. Here is a guide to installing the tools on a Windows machine. You simply require Windows PowerShell 3.0 or later, as long as .NET Framework 4.7.2 or later is also installed. Open Powershell as an Administrator Run the following command to allow scripts to run: […]

Obtaining Mac Addresses

If you are familiar with VMWare, using the GUI, obtaining all the details in large numbers can be painful, however using PowerCLI, you can retrieve this information quickly. If you are connecting to Nodes, then you will have to connect to all the Nodes, else if you have VCenter installed, […]

DHCP – Export Machine MAC Addresses via Powershell

Here is a look at DHCP server. A DHCP server is a server which hands out IP addresses to devices. When you have a few machines, it is easy to get the information I.E Mac Address, IP Addresses etc. however, when you have a large amount machines, Powershell is the […]