Helpful Links

List of helpful documents related to vSphere 6.x and it’s components I’ve used in my studies. Also, I’ve listed some really useful tools to help administer and obtain information from ESXi hosts and vCenter. Be sure to support the creators if you find the tools helpful yourself.

Helpful VMware Documentation


Freeware/Shareware Tools for VMware

RVTools – list information about VMs, CPU, Memory, Disks, Partitions, Network, Floppy drives, CD drives, Snapshots, VMware tools, Resource pools, Clusters, ESX hosts, HBAs, Nics, Switches, Ports, Distributed Switches, Distributed Ports, Service consoles, VM Kernels, Datastores, Multipath info, health checks and more…

Visual ESXTOP – is an enhanced version of resxtop and esxtop. VisualEsxtop can connect to VMware vCenter Server or ESX hosts, and display ESX server stats with a better user interface and more advanced features.