Migrate to View (MTV) enables seamless migration of vSphere virtual machines (non-VDI) into View Connection Broker, maintaining the user persistence onto the virtual machines. By moving to View, more features can be integrated and leveraged. Additionally, administrative tasks can better maintain virtual machines and control user policy.
Onyx is a standalone application that serves as a proxy between the vSphere Client and the vCenter Server. It monitors the network communication between them and translates it into an executable PowerShell code. Later this code could be modified and saved into a reusable function or script.
Auto Deploy GUI is a front end interface to the Auto Deploy/Stateless infrastructure.
With the many existing cmdlets designed for the system administrator or vSphere Admin, PowerCLI is the easiest and most powerful tool for managing your environment.
Lctree is a tool designed for the visualization of linked clone VM trees created by VMware vCloud Director. Linked clone is a feature available in vSphere that creates a clone of a VM from a snapshot point.
I/O Analyzer is a virtual appliance solution for storage performance measurement for large scale ESX clusters deployment.
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 Boomerang is a radically simple client application that allows you to use multiple vSphere servers simultaneously.
VMware Permissions Tool (VPT) is a command line tool that helps vCenter users to query the permissions given to a particular principal.
Run vSphere client in a snap: carry this thinapp on a USB and your vSphere client is available on the go.
Ruby vSphere Console (RVC) is a Linux console UI for vSphere, built on the RbVmomi bindings to the vSphere API.
PowerShell is a scripting language Microsoft developed to help administrators manage the Windows environment. Third parties can write their own snap-ins (dynamic linked libraries) to implement new commands, which are called
cmdlets. With VDSPowerCli, users can use the
cmdlets provided by PowerCLI to manage vSphere Distributed Switch(VDS).
The VIX Java Toolkit allows Java developers to take advantage of the VMware VIX API. This is a powerful API that allows for performing in-guest operations on VMs running with vSphere, Workstation, Server, and Player.
VMware Guest Console (VGC) is an application to manage the Guest Operating Systems installed on a VM. VGC includes a Unified Task Manager, Guest file system explorer, Snapshot Manager and a VM Manager. VGC is supported with vmware server and desktop products like vSphere, Server 2.0 and Workstation and can connect to multiple hosts simultaneously.
The VMware vSphere Java API provides a full set of libraries to manage and control VMware virtual machines and servers. Ver 2.0 includes a high performance Web Service engine much faster/smaller than Apach AXIS.