Awesome tool of the week: RVTools

RVTools is a FREE Windows .NET 2.0 application which uses the VI SDK to display information about your virtual machines and ESX/ESXi hosts. RVTools works with:

  • VirtualCenter/vCenter 2.5 and higher (including vCenter 5.1)
  • ESX/ESXi/vSphere 3.5 and higher (including vSphere 5.1)

RVTools is able to list information about:

  • Virtual machines
  • CPU
  • Memory
  • Disks
  • Partitions
  • Network
  • Floppy drives
  • CD/DVD drives
  • Snapshots
  • VMware tools
  • Resource pools
  • ESX hosts
  • HBAs
  • NICs
  • Switches
  • Ports
  • Distributed Switches
  • Distributed Ports
  • Service consoles
  • VM Kernels
  • Datastores

With RVTools you can disconnect the CD-ROM or floppy drives from the virtual machines and RVTools is able to update the VMware Tools installed inside each virtual machine to the latest version.

Download RVTools here.


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