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PowerCLI Script - Check VAAI Status of all ESXi Hosts in a Virtual Center
By Pranay Jha | May 26, 2016 | In Tips | Total Views [ 3268 ]
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Use this PowerCLI Script to Check the Status of VAAI of all ESXi Hosts in Virtual Center

Run below command in PowerCLI to Connect Virtual Center.

Connect-VIServer vCenterName

PowerCLI Script for VAAI. Save it as Get-VAAIStatus.ps1 and execute.

$vaaistatus = @()
Get-VMHost | %{
    $DataMoverHardwareAcceleratedMove = $_ | Get-VMHostAdvancedConfiguration -Name DataMover.HardwareAcceleratedMove
    $VMFS3HardwareAcceleratedLocking = $_ | Get-VMHostAdvancedConfiguration -Name VMFS3.HardwareAcceleratedLocking
    $DataMoverHardwareAcceleratedInit = $_ | Get-VMHostAdvancedConfiguration -Name DataMover.HardwareAcceleratedInit
    $vaaistatus += new-object psobject -property @{
        Host = $_.Name
        DataMoverHardwareAcceleratedMove = [string]$DataMoverHardwareAcceleratedMove.Values
        VMFS3HardwareAcceleratedLocking = [string]$VMFS3HardwareAcceleratedLocking.Values
        DataMoverHardwareAcceleratedInit = [string]$DataMoverHardwareAcceleratedInit.Values

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