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Which Guest OSes Are Supported In vSphere?

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A common question that I see asked on the VMTN community forums is the ability to programmatically identify which guest OSes (Operating Systems) are supported in vSphere using the vSphere APIs. This request usually comes in handy for folks looking to build their own custom provisioning solution or portal to provide to their end users. Read more...

Which Products Do I Have Installed From The vCloud Suite?

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This was a question I received this morning on how to programmatically identify which products have been installed from the VMware vCloud Suite in a given environment. There are a variety of use cases where this information can come in handy such as software audits, information for third party application/integrators or documentation to just name Read more...

Project SilverLining: A vCloud Director 5.1 SDK for Javascript

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VMware Labs just released their latest Fling called SilverLining which allows you to build a simplified user-interface for vCloud Director which can be run from any modern web-browser that supports HTML5, CSS3 and Javascript. Project SilverLining actually started out as an student intern project and there is a research paper that goes into more detail Read more...

Useful VXLAN commands in ESXCLI 5.1

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Recently I have been doing some work with VXLAN with my colleagues Venky Deshpande who is responsible for vCloud Networking and Ranga Maddipudi who is responsible for vCloud Security within our technical marketing team (I call them the vCloud Networking & Security Duo). While working in our lab, I came across several VXLAN commands in Read more...