...hopefully some useful VMware related stuff
Very useful Unix commands running on Windows.
Ports of common GNU utilities to native Win32. In this context, native means the executables do only depend on the Microsoft C-runtime (msvcrt.dll) and not an emulation layer like that provided by Cygwin tools.
NetApp PoSh OnTap
PoshOnTap brings Manage OnTap to PowerShell in the form of a PowerShell Module containing over 220 Cmdlets. This project aims to bridge the management gap, and bring the power and flexibility of PowerShell to the storage administrator.
- You must have PowerShell V2 installed in order to use this module.
- Download PoshOnTap and run the PoshOnTap.msi, or download the PoshOnTap.zip for xcopy deploy.
- Run Import-Module PoshOnTap from within powershell.
Windows PowerShell 2.0 Download
The link to download Microsoft Windows PowerShell 2.0
FastSCP provides a fast, secure and easy way to manage files and bulk copy VMs across your VMware ESX environment.
Veeam FastSCP is the de facto standard for ESX file management, now with support for ESXi. FastSCP allows users to copy files from ESX to Windows, Windows to ESX, or directly ESX to ESX. FastSCP is the simplest and fastest way to move VMs and templates between datastores or to deliver ISO files to ESX Servers.
PuTTY is a free implementation of Telnet and SSH for Win32 and Unix platforms, along with an
xterm terminal emulator. It is written and maintained primarily by Simon Tatham.
Robware - RVTools
RVTools is a small .NET 2.0 application which uses the VI SDK to display information about your virtual machines. Interacting with VirtualCenter 2.x or ESX 3.x RVTools is able to list information about cpu, memory, disks, nics, cd-rom, floppy drives, snapshots, VMware tools, ESX hosts, datastores and health checks. With RVTools you can disconnect the cd-rom or floppy drives from the virtual machines and RVTools is able to list the current version of the VMware Tools installed inside each virtual machine. and update them to the latest version.