Archive for July, 2010

Mass creation of HP WSEM WiFi guest accounts using SSH and PowerShell

I was asked to create 365 (1 year) of WiFi (daily) guest access accounts, and export them to CSV. Of course I didn’t want to create them by hand.. this is where PowerShell came in. I used the following PowerShell script to create random WiFi guest accounts:

HP Insight Management Agent reports that unused VMware nics are down

When you don’t use certain nics on your VMware hosts, HP Insight Management Agents may report that the nics are down. Which is the natural behavior of these clients. The system management homepage on those hosts looks like this: