REST API

Update! Setup Active Directory Integration with the PowerShell SDK

Update 10/6/2017 — Updated the PowerShell script to support the cmdlets in the PowerShell SDK (1.7.4.0+). --------------- Having Active Directory [...]

A Brief History of Time with PowerShell and Pure Storage

September 6, 2017 --- Feeling a little nostalgic today. What an incredible journey the work on our PowerShell SDK has taken over the last 3+ years. It's [...]

Basic Storage Workflow using Overwrite

This is a follow-up blog based on Overwriting a Volume in Windows Server. ------ Our snapshots offer an incredible amount of flexibility. One of the [...]

New Pure/Code() Slack Team

Update 7/5/2017 -- Added https://pscodeinvite.azurewebsites.net/ using slackin for quick and easy sign-up! Along with the upcoming hackathon we have [...]

Pure/Code() Hackathon at //Accelerate 2017

Pure//Accelerate 2017 starts next week and I wanted to build up some excitement for the Pure/Code() Hackathon that will be happening during the event. This [...]

New Release! Pure Storage PowerShell SDK 1.6.6.0

This new release of the Pure Storage PowerShell SDK provides easier access to IO and Space reporting metrics. For those customers that are interested in [...]

Checking for Active Remote Assist Session

Pure Storage support uses Remote Assist to help customers upgrade and troubleshoot should an issue arise. There have been a few requests from our System [...]

Get GitHub Download Release Metrics

Cody Hosterman, Argenis Fernandez and I have posted a lot of content to GitHub and one of the details I always wanted to know was "# of downloads for project [...]

Pure Storage + HoloLens

I’m so excited, it’s already been fun to develop demos for the capabilities of the Pure Storage platform but now its time for some new demos. First off, [...]

Integration of Pure Storage with SolarWinds®

All-flash arrays are the new normal in the data center. Pure Storage simplicity meets SolarWinds® end-to-end IT infrastructure management After several [...]

What Volume is Connected to What Host?

There was a Pure1 Community forum question asking how to identify what volume is connected to what host? Here are some simple scripts to display with no [...]

New Pure Storage PowerShell SDK Release

Today we released the new Pure Storage® PowerShell SDK 1.5. This new release addresses some core changes to the SDK that include: Upgraded to support [...]

How-To: Enabling/Disabling Remote Assist with the PowerShell SDK

A question that is coming up often as more and more customers leverage the Pure Storage PowerShell SDK for automation management is, “How do I control [...]

$200 Discount Code for Pure//Accelerate, What do you want to learn?

Want to join us at Pure//Accelerate and save $200 off the registration fee??? The solution is as simple as our management interface: Send a tweet with [...]

Getting Started with the Pure Storage PowerShell SDK

A picture (or video in this case) is worth a thousand words. In this video I walk through the following: Installing the Pure Storage PowerShell SDK [...]

Calculating Block Size Using the Powershell SDK

The Pure Storage PowerShell SDK covers all aspects of management and automation for the FlashArray FA-400 series and the FlashArray//m series. In many of the [...]

Pure Storage PowerShell SDK FAQs

I have been fielding a few questions about the new release of the Pure Storage PowerShell SDK and I wanted to share the answers more broadly to ensure everyone [...]

Getting Started with the Pure Storage Python Toolkit

What?!? The Python Toolkit on the PowerShell Guy’s blog? Hell yeah I say, a cook is only as good as the number of spices and how to use those spices. I [...]

Announcing the New Pure Storage PowerShell SDK

We started supporting automation and management of the Pure Storage FlashArray with Windows PowerShell almost a year ago with the Pure Storage PowerShell [...]

Backup Automation with SQL Server PowerShell and Pure Storage PowerShell

Microsoft SQL Server is one of the primary workloads that Pure Storage customers run on our FlashArray and a frequent question we get is on the topic of [...]

Looking for the Pure Storage PowerShell Toolkit?

The PowerShell Toolkit has been moved to a new GitHub repository. With the soon to be released PowerShell SDK coming which provides full support through our [...]

Sneak Peek: Managing a FlashArray//m with the new Pure Storage PowerShell SDK 1.0

There are a lot of exciting things happening at Pure Storage today. Announcing the new FlashArray//m, our new cloud-based management and support with Pure1 and [...]

Developing the Pure Storage PowerShell Toolkit vNext

The history of the Pure Storage PowerShell Toolkit started with some simple work in Windows PowerShell ISE with 5 basic cmdlets (Get-PfaApiToken, [...]

Get the Latest Version of the Pure Storage PowerShell Toolkit

Version 2.8.0.403 was released yesterday with a new SUPER helpful parameter, HttpTimeOut, on for Connect-PfaController cmdlet. I mistakenly introducing a very [...]

Using the PSCredential Object with the Pure Storage PowerShell Toolkit

A great question came in yesterday about how to use the new –Credential parameter that was implemented in v2.5 Toolkit. Question: What if someone wants to [...]

Try the REST API using a REST client

Ever wanted to work with our REST API without the need to install the PowerShell or Python toolkits? Take the REST API for a test drive using a REST client. [...]

Pure Storge PowerShell Toolkit Enhancements

@8arkz - September 11/17 -- The "Original" version of the PowerShell Toolkit v2.8.0.430 has been deprecated in favor of the PowerShell SDK. Read all about it [...]

Pure Storage REST API + Windows PowerShell (Part 2)

In my Part 1 post I discussed the basics of how to use the REST API with the Post method to authenticate and establish a session then using the Get method [...]

Pure Storage REST API + Windows PowerShell (Part 1)

After a brief hiatus I’m back and to start things off I wanted to share an example of how to use the new REST API we have created as part of our Purity [...]