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PowerCLI Script to Recover Pivotal Operations Manager VApp Settings

If you've read my previous blog post s, you know that I'm running a home vSphere lab on a shoestring budget with hardware that is "mostly" working "most" of the time. One of my NUC hosts locked up recently and I was noticing that my Pivotal Operations Manager VM for Cloud Foundry just wouldn't use the static IP address I had assigned to it at install. The networking settings are stored as VApp Options that you can set when you deploy the Operations Manager OVA. I figured that maybe the failure caused those settings to get out of sync, so I tried to update them again and save the updates, but I kept getting an error from vCenter Web Client say that it "Cannot complete operation due to concurrent modification by another operation." I thought something must be out of whack, so I removed the VM from inventory, and re-added it back. Of course when you do that you lose all the VApp options you had set, but you also lose the definition that