Scripting VMware: Power Tools for Automating Virtual by Al Muller

By Al Muller

This e-book covers the local instruments that VMware offers with ESX Server. It then discusses intimately the several scripting API's and the way they are often leveraged to supply a few very important, useful and time saving instruments to regulate a digital infrastructure. From digital server provisioning to backups and every little thing in among, all are lined intimately with actual international examples which have been established and should paintings both copied without delay from the ebook or with moderate adjustments for the reader's particular environments.This e-book is a one cease store for digital instruments. VMware presents the main powerful virtualization platform out there and it has very cool administration instruments like VirtualCenter and the MUI. but extra usually then now not, the main missed and strongest administration instruments are both now not thought of ort unknown. those are the local command line instruments and scripting percentages the ESX Server has equipped correct in it. From basic shell scripts to COM and Perl and new in ESX Server 2.5 universal details version (CIM) VMware presents API's to entry your digital infrastructure and leverage a hundred% of its functionality.Additionally, VMware has incorporated remarkable command line instruments the offer strong chances for these prepared to take advantage of them. The scripts present in this publication were utilized in genuine global engagements and deployments of ESX Server. The reader may be capable of reproduction nearly without delay with little or no customization if any. via combining the graphical instruments such like these present in the MUI and VirtualCenter with the ability you will discover with the scripts targeted in the following chapters, it is possible for you to to get below the hood of your digital infrastructure, music it up and make it purr.

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ProductInfo(type) Returns information concerning the VMware product. Returns the SCEs VmProductInfoType, VmProduct, or VmPlatform. Uptime Returns the uptime of the Guest OS running in the VM. PID Returns the process ID of a running VM. Resource(name) Accesses the VM resource variable passed as “name”. ID Returns the UUID for a running VM. 3 continued VmCtl Properties Property Name Description Capabilities Returns the access permissions for the current user. RemoteConnections Returns the number of users connected to the VM remotely.

Connections established by the VmCtl object and the VmServerCtl object cannot exceed 62 when using the API. Keep this in mind when you run scripts concurrently to manage VMs and hosts. qxd 38 10/12/06 6:42 PM Page 38 Chapter 3 • Scripting and Programming for the Virtual Infrastructure you need to perform multiple tasks against a particular virtual machine or host, and you cannot do so in the same connection, try chaining the tasks synchronously, thus freeing connections by destroying instantiated VmCtl and VMServerCtl objects before establishing new ones.

By adding development components, you can customize the Eclipse platform as an IDE for Java (using JDT), C/C++ (using CDT), or both. It runs on a wide range of operating systems, including Windows, Linux, Mac OS, Solaris, AIX, and HP-UX. org. ■ ActiveState Komodo (commercial) For Perl development, the Komodo IDE from ActiveState is a good choice. Not only does it support Perl, but you can use it for Python, Tcl, and Ruby development as well. Komodo is available for Windows, MacOS, and Linux. com.

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