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VMRC – Standalone VMware Remote Console

VMware Remote console

Due to NPAPI (Netscape Plugin Application Programming Interface) deprecation on all the modern browsers , VMware need to find the alternate solution to use the vSphere Web-client for launching the VM console, upload & download the files from datastore and use of windows authentication on the browser(To use windows login in browser). According to the Google announcement, NAAPI will be permanently disabled …

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RVTools – Best VMware vSphere information Gathering tool

RVtools Author

RVtools is one of the best windows application which provides the great information about VMware vSphere environment. This tool has been written by Rob de Veij and you can download this tool from http://robware.net freely. If you want to use this tool for commercial use , do not hesitate to donate to him. VEEAM backup software company is already acknowledge his great …

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Manually Download VMware tools ISO image from VMware

Vmware tools feature image

Here we will see how to download the VMware tools manually  from VMware website. In most of the organization ,there will be a dedicated VMware support team and where the guest operating will be managed by windows or Linux/Solaris team according the operating system model.In these kind of support model, you need VMware team help to attach the VMware tools …

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How to use VisualEsxtop on Vsphere Environment ?

New Connection Window - visualESXTOP

VisualEsxtop is an enhanced version of esxtop which gives you wonderful view of the performance statics of esxi hosts. VisualEsxtop can also be connected to  vcenter server to reach the ESXi hosts  if esxi hosts not directly reachable from your laptop.(port 443). Visual Esxtop  allows flexible counter selection and filtering the data. You can also open a multiple window to …

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VMware OVF tool-How to convert OVA to OVF

VMwareOVF tool

Virtual appliance will be normally  available on OVA format which is bundle of OVF(open virtualization format) and VMDK files. If you directly deploy OVA files from vCenter Client , it will fail 99% of times. So better you need to extract the OVA files as OVF or need to convert as VMX format to deploy the appliances on vCenter client …

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