Rick Ehrhart is Tintri’s Developer Evangelist, Engineering. In his column, Rick solves common IT problems with one simple solution: Tintri storage.
The Tintri Automation Toolkit version 1.5 is now released. The Automation Toolkit allows you to manage Tintri VMstore and TGC using PowerShell. It can be obtained from Tintri Support download page under the “Download” tab, and you will need a valid Tintri login.
The Automation Toolkit Quick Start Overview Guide can be downloaded from Tintri Support download page under the “User Guides” tab. Scroll down to “3/2/2015 entry: “Tintri Automation Toolkit Quick Start Overview Guide”. The guide lists all the Tintri PowerShell cmdlets available, discusses how to get help and authentication, and has code samples. See the picture below:
The 1.5 version highlights are:
Just like VMware VMs can be piped to Tintri cmdlets, so can Hyper-V VMs be piped to Tintri cmdlets. This is what it means to be virtually aware storage.
Tintri Automation Toolkit examples are now being posted on GitHub. Check-out the following examples that demonstrate some of the new features:
Over time, more PowerShell examples will be added, so check periodically.
Enjoy the new features,
Find out more from Rick on his blog, Tintri API and UI Ramblings
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