Tag Archive: Free Tools


Dec 01 2012

New free tool – HP Virtualization Performance Viewer

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This new free tool caught my eye when it was mentioned on an internal email chain, it’s called the HP Virtualization Performance Viewer (vPV). It’s a lightweight tool that provides real-time performance analysis reporting for to help diagnose and triage performance problems. It’s a Linux based utility and can be installed natively on any VM/PC …

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Apr 28 2011

New free tools section is open

This one is long overdue, I had a section created on my website a year ago that correlated to a link in my book, Maximum vSphere that listed all the many free tools that would be useful to a VMware administrator. But I had forgotten about it until recently so I scoured the internet for …

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Jun 27 2008

Top 10 Free Tools that must be in every VMware Administrators toolkit

Putty and SSH Plug-in – SSH clients for remotely connecting to the ESX service console. Putty runs as a standalone application and the SSH Plug-in is a VI client plug-in that integrates an SSH console directly into the client. WinSCP and Veeam FastSCP – SCP clients for browsing ESX server file systems and transferring files …

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