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Powershell Script to get Datastores Information in vCenter
By Pranay Jha | May 4, 2016 | In Tips | Total Views [ 464 ]
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Connect-VIServer VCName
Function Percentcal {
    [parameter(Mandatory = $true)]
    [parameter(Mandatory = $true)]
    $InputNum1 / $InputNum2*100

$datastores = Get-Datastore | Sort Name
ForEach ($ds in $datastores)
    if (($ds.Name -match “Shared”) -or ($ds.Name -match “”))
        $PercentFree = Percentcal $ds.FreeSpaceMB $ds.CapacityMB
        $PercentFree = “{0:N2}” -f $PercentFree
        $ds | Add-Member -type NoteProperty -name PercentFree -value $PercentFree
$datastores | Select Name,@{N=”UsedSpaceGB”;E={[Math]::Round(($_.ExtensionData.Summary.Capacity – $_.ExtensionData.Summary.FreeSpace)/1GB,0)}},@{N=”TotalSpaceGB”;E={[Math]::Round(($_.ExtensionData.Summary.Capacity)/1GB,0)}} ,PercentFree | Export-Csv c:\datastorereport.csv -NoTypeInformation

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My name is Pranay Jha, working in IBM as Technical Solution Architect for Virtualization platform. I have been working in IT for near around 11 years. Passionate to get involved as an Independent blogger for my blog I am carrying few industrial certifications as VMware vExpert 2016/2017, VCIX6, VCAP6-DCD, VCAP5-DCD/DCA, VCP6-DCVVCP5-DCV, VCA-Cloud, VCE-CIA, VSP, MCSE, MCITP, MCSA(Messaging). For any query or suggestion, please connect me at Thanks for visiting here.

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