ESX ToolKit Light
ESX ToolKit Light 1.0 (Freeware)
NOTE! ESX ToolKit Light is an application written in C# and Perl by Kim Pettersson.
The purpose of ESX ToolKit Light is to extract basic information and perform basic management tasks of any ESX or ESXi hosts in a network, from the same client computer and window, without any hassle.
Disclaimer: I am in no shape or form part of, or in collaboration with VMware, Inc, nor is the software. ESX and ESXi are registered trademarks of VMware, Inc and solely belongs to them..
Works on the following 32-bit and 64-bit operating systems: Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008R2, Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2012R2, Windows 7, Windows 8 and Windows 8.1.
ESX ToolKit Light allows the user to add any number of local ESX or ESXi hosts to a list with the associated hostname and IP-address:
Create unlimited number of backups of the selected ESX or ESXi servers configuration with one click:
Restore the selected ESX or ESXi servers configuration from a selected backup file, or reset configuration to the default settings:
Extract useful information and manage the ESX or ESXi hosts by executing VMWare vSphere CLI Perl scripts and other Perl scripts (many new scripts under development) with pre-configured parameters against the selected host:
Append script output directly to a text file:
Most of the features and functions of ESX ToolKit Light are available for use on ESX / ESXi hosts licensed with free licenses. The following functions requires a paid license: Shutdown, Reboot, Enter Maintenance, Exit maintenance, Restore configuration from file and Reset configuration:
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