The vSphere Replication Capacity Planning Appliance allows administrators to model the network impact of a virtual machine replication without producing actual replication traffic. The appliance provides command-line tools to configure replication for any VM in a vSphere Virtual Center.
vCenter Cluster Performance Tool is a Powershell script that uses vSphere PowerCLI to obtain performance data for a cluster by aggregating information from individual hosts.
Proactive DRS was the winning entry in last year’s 2012 Open Innovation Contest. We promised that we’d create a fling of the winning entry, and here it is!
VisualEsxtop is an enhanced version of resxtop and esxtop. VisualEsxtop can connect to VMware vCenter Server or ESX hosts, and display ESX server stats with a better user interface and more advanced features.
vCloud Director REST API Shell (RAS) provides an alternative interface for interacting with vCloud Director. Rather than using a web browser, this Fling allows you to interact with vCloud Director through the command-line using a small python script.
Google Authenticator is a project that provides two-factor authentication by using both a PAM (Pluggable Authentication Module) module and a mobile application for generating one-time passcodes. In ESXi Google Authenticator, we modified the source code of Google-Authenticator to enable two-step authentication on ESXi (5.0, 5.1).
View Pool Manager is a Fling that allows VMware View administrators to easily manage users across desktop pools and security groups.
This is a PowerShell script written to help customers validate their environment and assess if it is ready for a 5.1.x upgrade.
VMware vCenter has provided sophisticated resource management controls (to set resource reservations, limits, shares, etc.) for virtual machines since vCenter 2.0.
Makyo lets you copy virtual machines and vApps from one vCenter Server to another using a wizard in the vSphere Web Client.
We imagine that many of you have been waiting eagerly for this moment when we announce the grand prize winner of our first Open Innovation Contest.
This script performs a Controlled Recompose of a VMware View Linked Clone Pool of Virtual Desktops. It first identifies a free desktop and recomposes it to create the first Replica Desktop.
vcd-nclient aims to be a quick start for using the new Notifications feature in vCloud Director v1.5.
The ThinApp Factory is a virtual appliance that brings centralized administration and automation to the process of creating virtualized Windows applications with VMware ThinApp technology.
VMware believes that external collaboration is essential to true innovation. VMware Labs is happy to call attention to a tool of interest for Flings followers called PAPI. Our academic partner the University of Tennessee created and publishes PAPI.
The VIB Author tool allows ESXi administrator to create custom VIBs at the Community Supported level. VIB stands for vSphere Installation Bundle and is a way of packaging programs that run on ESXi hosts. The custom VIBs can then be used in house, or made available to a wider audience.
vFabric Data Director Service Gateway for Cloud Foundry enables service providers to deliver a vFabric Postgres database-as-a-service solution based on CloudFoundry.org and vFabric Data Director.
VMware Boomerang is a radically simple client application that allows you to use multiple vSphere servers simultaneously.
GuestReclaim reclaims dead space from NTFS volumes hosted on a thin provisioned SCSI disk. The tool can also reclaim space from full disks and partitions, thereby wiping off the file systems on it. As the tool deals with active data, please take all precautionary measures understanding the SCSI UNMAP framework and backing up important data.