Github is a treasure trove for developers and administrators who work with VMware. It offers a wide variety of resources, including libraries, tools, and scripts that can help you automate tasks, manage virtual environments, and more. Here are some of the best Github repositories for VMware developers and administrators:
vSphere Automation SDKs – This repository contains a set of SDKs for automating vSphere tasks using various programming languages, including Python, Java, and .NET. It is a must-have for any VMware developer.
“The SDKs make automating vSphere tasks a breeze. I highly recommend them to anyone working with VMware”User vmwaresdkfan
PowerCLI – This repository contains a set of PowerShell modules that enable you to manage and automate vSphere environments. It is a well-maintained and widely used resource among VMware administrators.
“PowerCLI is an essential tool for managing my vSphere environment. It saves me so much time and effort“User vSphereadmin
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govmomi – This repository contains a Go library for interacting with the vSphere API. It is a well-designed and efficient library for working with vSphere from Go.
“I love govmomi! It makes working with the vSphere API from Go so much easier. The documentation is also top-notch”User golangfan
govmomi (this link opens in a new window) by vmware (this link opens in a new window)
Go library for the VMware vSphere API
vSphere-Automation-Rest-API-Samples – This repository contains a set of sample scripts that demonstrate how to use the vSphere Automation REST API to automate vSphere tasks. It is a great resource for learning how to use the REST API to automate vSphere tasks.
“The sample scripts in this repository are incredibly helpful. They have saved me a lot of time and effort when working with the vSphere REST API”User restapilover
vsphere-automation-sdk-rest (this link opens in a new window) by vmware-archive (this link opens in a new window)
vCheck-vSphere – developed by Alan Renouf. vCheck-vSphere is a PowerShell script that allows you to perform various checks on your vSphere environment and generate a report with the results. It can check for issues such as expired SSL certificates, low disk space, and more.
This tool is very helpful for a daily check-up of your vSphere environment and can be scheduled to run automatically, it will help you to identify and fix issues before they become critical.
“vCheck is a lifesaver for my daily health check of vSphere environment. It’s a must-have tool for any vSphere administrator”User vSpherePro
vCheck-vSphere (this link opens in a new window) by alanrenouf (this link opens in a new window)
vCheck Daily Report for vSphere
Mist-CE (Cloud Extension), developed by Mist.io. Mist-CE is a tool that enables you to manage your vSphere, vCloud Director, and vCloud Air environments from a single web-based console. It also allows you to automate tasks, monitor performance, and deploy new VMs.
“Mist-CE is an amazing tool for managing my vSphere environment. The web interface is very user-friendly and the automation capabilities are a game-changer”User vmwareuser
mist-ce (this link opens in a new window) by mistio (this link opens in a new window)
Mist is an open source, multicloud management platform
These are just a few of the many Github repositories available for VMware developers and administrators. By exploring these and other resources, you can gain a deeper understanding of how to work with VMware, and find new and innovative ways to automate tasks and manage virtual environments.
If you don’t see your favourite GitHub Repo, please leave us a comment. Thank you!