Posts Tagged ‘VI SDK’

VMware VI SDK – guestOsId values (VirtualMachineGuestOsIdentifier)

Tuesday, October 18th, 2011


I was creating some Virtual Machines using the Java VI SDK and needed the respective values for the VirtualMachineGuestOsIdentifier (abbreviated by many as guestOsId). I realized many people are searching for this information but have trouble locating it simply because they don’t know where to look. Posting here to save anyone searching the trouble.

VirtualMachineGuestOsIdentifier (guestOsId) list: link

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Using the VI Java API with VMware ESXi

Wednesday, October 20th, 2010

Earlier this year, when I first thought to test out the VI Java API, I estimated I would spend several hours learning the API just to write a simple test program. I was surprised when in less than two hours, I had created my first java program for my ESXi server. Granted it’s a simple program, but the ease and speed of creating something that interacts with my ESXi server was impressive. (more…)

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