Automation of scratch partition

Hi Luke,.

I followed one of your messages on how to automate the partition scratch. But it doesn't seem to work for me. The code is attached.

Just, the script runs and ask to disconnect from the server but does not configure anything. In fact, it disconnects twice if you see the output below:

cmdlet Get-Credential command pipeline position 1
Provide values for the following parameters:
Identification information
Please enter credentials to connect to the server

IsConnected: true
ID: /[email protected]:443 /
SessionSecret: 524c0c91-297b-d974-aeee-a63d0add4c8c
Port: 443
SessionId: 524c0c91-297b-d974-aeee-a63d0add4c8c
User: root
UID: /[email protected]:443 /
Version: 5.1
Build: 1483097
ProductLine: embeddedEsx
RefCount: 2
ExtensionData: VMware.Vim.ServiceInstance

Are you sure you want to perform this action?
Operation "Disconnect VIServer" target "user: root, server:, Port: 443".»
[Y] yes [A] Yes to all [N] no [L] no to all [S] Suspend [?] Help (default is "Y"):
Please enter credentials to connect to the server

IsConnected: true
ID: /[email protected]:443 /
SessionSecret: 524c0c91-297b-d974-aeee-a63d0add4c8c
Port: 443
SessionId: 524c0c91-297b-d974-aeee-a63d0add4c8c
User: root
UID: /[email protected]:443 /
Version: 5.1
Build: 1483097
ProductLine: embeddedEsx
RefCount: 2
ExtensionData: VMware.Vim.ServiceInstance

Are you sure you want to perform this action?
Operation "Disconnect VIServer" target "user: root, server:, Port: 443".»
[Y] yes [A] Yes to all [N] no [L] no to all [S] Suspend [?] Help (default is "Y"):
Disconnect the server

Please suggest.




Remember the location, you can proceed as follows (I shows that the party concerned).

{if ($DS)}


Set-Location - path $ds. DatastoreBrowserPath

New-Item $tgtName ItemType - directory


Game-VMHostAdvancedConfiguration-name $configName - value ('/ vmfs/volumes /' + $ds.) Name + "/" + $tgtName) - Server $esxi - confirm: $false

As far as I know, a reboot of the ESXi is required to activate the change

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