VMware Workstation Automation
VMX Builder is an application for creating vmx (VMware virtual machine configuration) and vmdk (VMware virtual hard disk) files.
Caution! This product is unsupported.
VMX builder is an unsupported free product, hosted by Devfarm Software, but developed by an outside developer. VMX builder is provided AS-IS and intended for non-critical use only.
For automation of VMware products in mission critical or production environments, we highly recommend you look at the following products:
PowerSE is a free PowerShell and PowerCLI Script Editor. PowerSE is an advanced IDE, Console, plus all the features you come to expect from a professional editor. Features like color syntax highlighting, IntelliSense (PowerShell, PowerCLI, WMI, and .NET), tab completion, context sensitive help system and much more. Integrates with PowerVI for vSphere automation. Download a fully functional FREE version of PowerSE today.
Designed for the VMware Administrator, PowerVI eases the automation of vSphere infrastructures. PowerVI is a unique tool that extends the vSphere Client, providing access to dozens of prebuilt automation scripts that simplify everyday VMware administration tasks. PowerVI menu is dynamically generated based on the scripts you have installed or created.
Workflow based authoring of PowerVI automation tasks for the VMware Administrator. PowerWF automates tasks using PowerShell Workflow Orchestration to help IT Administrators lower-costs and execute change with greater speed, quality, and consistency. PowerWF's innovative IDE combines an intuitive user-interface (UI), simple drag and drop operations, and the PowerShell community knowledge to create complex high-level workflows.
The VMX Builder download includes the following...
VMware DiskMount GUI
VMware DiskMount GUI is a windows GUI front-end for VMware's drive
Note: this front-end is for the separate download
'VMware-Mount-5.0.0-13124.exe' installer (or
VMware-mount-5.5.0-18463.exe), NOT the vmount.exe which comes with
VMware Workstation! Note also: This should work with the new DiskMount
included with VMware Server.
Current Version : 1.1.5 Date: 07 Nov 2008
VDK GUI is a windows GUI front-end for VMware's drive mapper. VDKWin is a windows GUI front-end for Ken Kato's VDK (not included). VDK Mounted Disk List VDK Summary Current Version : 1.1.1 Date: 19 Mar 2008.
VMware DiskManager GUI
VMware DiskManager GUI is a windows GUI front-end for VMware's diskmanager.
Current Version : 0.9.10 Date: 06 Nov 2008
Virtual DiskFactory is a windows GUI front-end for VMware's diskmanager, with many advanced functions.
Caution! This is still in Beta test!
Current Version : 0.3.12 Date: 06 Nov 2008
Time Machine is a helper application to calculate the RTC time (and
offset), used to always start a virtual machine at a specific date/time.
Current Version : 1.0.1 Date: 02 Jan 2008