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.
Onyx for the Web Client is a Fling that translates actions taken in the vSphere Web Client to PowerCLI.Net code. This Fling was the winning entry in last year’s 2014 Fling Contest. It’s an update, of sorts, to the Onyx fling, as it allows for similar functionality in the web client.
VMware PowerCLI is one of the most successful command line tools for managing your VMware products. With many existing cmdlets designed for the system administrator or vSphere Admin, PowerCLI is the easiest and most powerful tool for managing your environment.
Android vSphere Big Data Extensions Client is an Android application which provides vSphere BDE users a tool for monitoring and simple management of the vSphere BDE server.
This Fling enables you to perform a what-if analysis for host failures on your infrastructure.
vMaxGuide is an Android application that provides a comparative view of components across three versions of vSphere. Users can swipe between the different platforms and select the component of interest.
This Fling lets you deploy Big Data Extensions on vSphere Standard Edition for the purpose of experimentation and proof-of-concept projects to explore the potential of running Hadoop in a virtualized environment.
ESXtopNGC Plugin is an enhanced, plugin-version of ESXtop for the vSphere Web Client. The plugin displays ESX server stats in new and more powerful ways by tapping into the GUI capabilities of the Web Client.
I/O Analyzer is a virtual appliance solution for storage performance measurement for large scale ESX clusters deployment.
Auto Deploy GUI is a front end interface to the Auto Deploy/Stateless infrastructure.
PowerActions integrates the vSphere Web Client and PowerCLI to provide complex automation solutions from within the standard vSphere management client.
PowerActions is deployed as a plugin for the vSphere Web Client and will allow you to execute PowerCLI commands and scripts in a vSphere Web Client integrated Powershell console.
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.
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.
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).