Scripting VMware Power Tools: Automating Virtual Infrastructure AdministrationBy
- Al Muller, Senior Consultant for SBC\Callisma
This book contains simple and advanced scripting using both ESX and Linux commands to provide awesome virtual tools to automate administrative tasks of ESX Server.This book will cover the native tools that VMware provides with ESX Server. It will then discuss in detail the different scripting APIs and how they can be leveraged to provide some very useful, practical and time saving tools to manage a virtual infrastructure. From virtual server provisioning to backups and everything in between, this book is a one stop shop for virtual tools.
This book is for system administrators running VMware on virtual workstations and servers, who want to use VMwares powerful scripting language to automate time consuming administrative tasks. You dont have to be a scripting guru to follow along and the more you practice these scripts and command line tools the more youll understand and open up the real power and flexibility of VMware ESX Server.
Published: November 2006
- Chapter 1 ESX Serve Chap 2 Storage Testing Chap 3 Building a VM Chap 4 Modifying VMs Chap 5 VMDKs Chap 6 Free the P2V Chap 7 ESX Chap 8 Hot Hot Sites Chap 9 Other Cool Tools