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About snoopj

vExpert 2014/2015/2016, Cisco Champion 2015/2016. Virtualization and data center enthusiast. Working too long and too hard in the technology field since college graduation in 2000.

Cisco UCS Director and the PowerShell Agent – Part 2

In this blog post, we will be discussing how to utilize the Cisco PowerShell Agent and the provide Cisco UCS Director task, Execute PowerShell Command.  We will also go over what it’s going to take to parse the response of … Continue reading

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Cisco UCS Director and the PowerShell Agent – Part 1

If you’ve installed Cisco UCS Director before, you know that there exists a small component that can be installed onto a Windows device that allows for remote execution of PowerShell scripts.  These scripts can be harnessed and used in ways … Continue reading

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Using Invoke-WebRequest with the Cisco PowerShell Agent

I’ve had a major initiative at the Day Job to overhaul some of our existing Cisco UCS Director workflows and try to squeeze more efficiency and reduce the potential critical stopping points in them, as we’ve continued to evolve our … Continue reading

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Here’s to 2016 (A year in the life…)

While 2015 was a year of many great accomplishments, I ended the year on a personal downer.  While most people that get invited as a delegate to the Tech Field Day events consider it a great accomplishment, I went away … Continue reading

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Docker?  On Windows? Yep!

There’s starting to become a major timeline distinction between those of us in the IT industry.  There are those of us who grew up in the industry with Microsoft being the evil empire and those that are coming into IT … Continue reading

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Why REST APIs are Not Enough

Automation is a very hot topic these days.  Actually, that’s probably one of the understatements of the current state of IT.  Everywhere you turn, you get some sort of message about how important automation is.  Unfortunately, due to the sad … Continue reading

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Ready…or not.

I’m going to preface this blog post with the fact that I’ve only completed the 1st day of the Microsoft Ignite conference (2016 edition), so there might actually be more substance to some of the things that I was made … Continue reading

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