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Retrieving NFS Export Data on Isilon with RESTful API and PowerShell

Introduction In an earlier post we covered using RESTful API calls to EMC Isilon to retrieve quota data. In this post we will make the same calls but gather data on NFS exports for screen output as well and optional CSV output. Prerequisites To be able to execute RESTful API calls to Isilon you will need to create an account and add the appropriate roles. For GET operations a read-only account is all that... read more

Retrieving SmartQuota Data on Isilon with RestAPI and PowerShell

Introduction Many different tools available for administrators to manage storage devices and create reports and or monitors. With EMC Isilon we have RestAPI available to make calls for information. In this post we will cover how to use PowerShell to make calls to Isilon and get Smartquota data (path, thresholds for advisory & hard) and usage data and convert it from bytes to GB. The basis of the... read more

Installing and Running PowerCLI on Linux

Introduction The wait is over, you can now run PowerCLI on Linux. This is due to Microsoft PowerShell Core 6.x and .NET Core which includes the modules. According to, PowerCLI Core uses Microsoft PowerShell Core and .Net Core to enable users of Linux, Mac and Docker to now use the same cmdlets which were previously only available on windows. PowerCLI Core enables a multi-platform scripting... read more

Installing Microsoft PowerShell Core 6.x on Fedora 28

In an earlier post we covered the release and install of PowerShell Core 6 on Linux and OS X. In this post we will install PowerShell Core 6.1 preview 2 on Fedora 28. Download the rhel7 RPM for PowerShell Core 6.1 preview 2 from  Once downloaded the installation is a standard rpm install using dnf.  sudo dnf -y install... read more

Running and Installing .NET Core SDK 2 On Fedora 28

Introduction As part of the continuing effort to port .NET Core to other OSes, Microsoft has made .NET Core available on Linux. Being the geek that I am I have to try to get it to run on Linux, more specifically Fedora 28. In this post we will cover exactly how to accomplish it. Installing First thing is to download the latest... read more

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