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VMware ESX Tools and Utils This section of TechHead is dedicated to providing a list of useful VMware ESX related tools and utilities.  This list will grow over time and please feel free to let me know of any tools/utils that you feel should be on the list.

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  AUDITING    
  VMware Health Check Report William Lam Free
  SnapshotMyVM VKernel Free
  Upgrade VM Virtual Hardware William Lam Free
       
  FILE COPY    
  FastSCP Veeam Free
  Storage vMotion Plug-in Schley Andrew Kutz Free
       
  DEPLOYMENT    
  Ultimate Deployment Appliance (UDA) Carl Thijssen & Mike Laverick Free
  ESX Deployment Appliance (EDA) Herco Free
  Copying ESX Advanced Host Configuration (Script) Alan Renouf Free
       
  MONITORING & HEALTH CHECK    
  Monitor Veeam Free
  vmktree larstr Free
  vWire vWire Pay
  Free VM Monitor SolarWinds Free
  Daily ESX Report (Script) Alan Renouf Free
  Health Check (Script) Anders Mikkelsen & dafa Free
       
  LOGS    
  Syslog Appliance Adiscon Products Free(?)
       
  DIAGNOSIS    
  OpsCheck vWire Free
  VM HAL Check (Script) Alan Renouf Free
  RVTools Rob de Veij Free
  Disk Type Check (Thick or Thin) (Script) William Lam Free
  CPUID System Information Eric Sloof Free
       
  IMAGES    
  Virtual Floppy Drive (Read & Edit floppy images) Ken Kato Free
       
  LICENSING    
  Check to see if License Server is still running from ESX hosts (Script) Duncan Epping Free
  License Server Service Check (Script) Alan Renouf Free
       
  SECURITY & COMPLIANCE    
  ConfigCheck vWire Free
  Compliance Checker for VMware ESX EMC Free
       
  BACKUPS    
  GhettoVCB (Script) William Lam Free
Newly Added to the List VMware ESXi Host Backup (Script) William Lam Free
       
  SCRIPTING    
  PowerGUI VMware Power Pack Kirk Munro & Scott Herold Free
  VMware vSphere PowerCLI VMware Free
  Virtualization EcoShell Scott Herold (VisionCore) Free
  PowerWF Studio Devfarm Software Still in Beta
       
  CONNECTIVITY    
  Putty (Telnet/SSH Client) Simon Tatham Free
  PuTTY Connection Manager Unknown Free
       
  SNAPSHOTS    
  SnapAlert Dominic Rivera Free
  SnapHunter PHDVirtual Free
       
  ARTY BITS    
  Visio Stencils Scott Herold Free
  Library VMware Icons & Diagrams VMware Free
       
  OTHER    
  VMware vCenter Converter VMware Free (Standalone)
  vmCDConnected (Script) Eric Sloof Free

VMware ESX Tools and Utils

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