Access Your vSphere Environment with RVTools

| January 22, 2019

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The VMware vSphere ecosystem has spawned a lot of interesting tools, some being very expensive, and others being free. In this article I look at how to access and use one of the free -- and more powerful and easy-to-use -- tools offered for vSphere: RVTools. Released 11 years ago in 2008 and being one of the oldest vSphere tools, RVTools collects and displays information about your vSphere environment. Over the years, RVTools has gone through many updates but now runs on Windows systems using the .NET 4.6.1 Framework and now supports virtually all versions of ESXi and vCenter Server releases.

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Extreme Networks, Inc. (EXTR) delivers software-driven networking solutions that help IT departments everywhere deliver the ultimate business outcome: stronger connections with customers, partners and employees. Wired to wireless, desktop to data center, on-premise or through the cloud, we go to extreme measures for our 20,000-plus customers in more than 80 countries, delivering 100% insourced call-in technical support to organizations large and small, including some of the world's leading names in business, education, government, healthcare, manufacturing, and hospitality. Founded in 1996, Extreme is headquartered in San Jose, California. For more information, visit Extreme's website or call 1-888-257-3000.

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