Thursday, February 27, 2014

Important VMware links

VMware Tools

To download Operating system specific VMware tools packages, visits the links below:

To find the VMware Tools for ESX/ESXi version-number codes, visits the links below:

VMware Logs

KB Article - Location of log files for VMware products

ESX Patches

VMware Patch portal - Search tool to find patches available for VMWare products

Exploring ESXTOP

VMware Free Tools

RV Tools - gets information about your virtual machines and ESX hosts
Veeam Backup Free Edition - backup, archive or copy a VM
Veeam ONE Free Editionreal-time monitoring and alerts
VMware vSphere PowerCLI - powerful command-line tool
VMware vSphere Management Assistant (vMA) - manage ESXi & vCenter server through command-lineVMware Player - runs multiple OS at the same time on your PC
VMware Converter - transforms physical machines to virtual machines

ESXPlot -  GUI-based tool that lets you explore the data collected by esxtop
VMware Guest Console - used as Task Manager, Mass Deployment, File explorer, Snapshot Manager, VM Manager and Inventory
VMware Boomerang - allows you to use multiple vSphere servers simultaneously
Magic ISO Maker - powerful CD/DVD image file creating/editing/extracting tool
WinISO Maker - image file editing tool, which allows to make bootable ISO files

Physical to Virtual migration (P2V)


KB Article - Adding an NFS datastore to an ESX/ESXi host fails with the error.
KB Article - Increasing the default value that defines the maximum number of NFS mounts.
KB Article - Definition of the advanced NFS options

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