Auto Deploy GUI is a front end interface to the Auto Deploy/Stateless infrastructure.
The Auto Deploy GUI is a vSphere plug-in for the VMware vSphere Auto Deploy component. The GUI plug-in allows a user to easily manage the setup and deployment requirements in a stateless environment managed by Auto Deploy. Some of the features provided through the GUI include the ability to add/remove Depots, list/create/modify Image Profiles, list VIB details, create/modify rules to map hosts to Image Profiles, check compliance of hosts against these rules and re-mediate hosts.What is New
- Supports vSphere 6.0
- Image Profile Wizard – new VIB filter
- New PXE Host List and Boot Configuration troubleshooting tools
- Verify that you have a supported vSphere Client installed.
- Verify that you are a member of the Administrators group on the system.
- Verify that the host machine has Windows Installer 3.0 or later.
- Verify that the system has an Internet connection.
- The Autodeploy GUI Plugin requires the Microsoft .NET 3.5 SP1 Framework. The .NET 3.5 SP1 installation might require Internet connectivity to download more files.
- Verify that you have at least one working vSphere Auto Deploy Server
Note : vSphere Auto Deploy is not necessary (but recommended) to use the image builder feature only
- Download the Auto Deploy GUI Plugin zip file, extract it and double-click the AutodeployGUI5xTP_build number.exe file.
- Follow the prompts in the wizard to complete the installation.
For more details on how to use Auto Deploy GUI please download and use the following guide. The guide is in the download itself, but you can also view it here:
The scope of this document is to demonstrate how to configure and use the Auto Deploy
GUI to manage stateless ESXi environments.
- Issue with hostupdate.vmware.com solved
- Image Profile bug solved
No similar flings found. Check these out instead...
Weasel is an Operating System installer. When you insert the ESX Installation DVD, this program guides you through the steps of network configuration, disk selection, etc. Or it can perform an automated install based on a script similar to Redhat kickstart scripts.
Migrate to View (MTV) enables seamless migration of vSphere virtual machines (non-VDI) into View Connection Broker, maintaining the user persistence onto the virtual machines. By moving to View, more features can be integrated and leveraged. Additionally, administrative tasks can better maintain virtual machines and control user policy.
Vmss2core is a tool to convert VMware checkpoint state files into formats that third party debugger tools understand. It can handle both suspend (.vmss) and snapshot (.vmsn) checkpoint state files (hereafter referred to as a 'vmss file') as well as both monolithic and non-monolithic (separate .vmem file) encapsulation of checkpoint state data.
Statsfeeder is a tool that enables performance metrics to be retrieved from vCenter and sent to multiple destinations, including 3rd party systems.
ptp_vmw is a Linux driver for VMware Precision Clock, a new type of virtual device available in ESXi 7.0 (hardware version 17 on-wards) that provides virtual machines with access to the underlying ESXi host's system clock.
This Fling collects data from vRealize Network Insight on vCenter giving admins a holistic view of what is happening within their environment.
This plugin also enables VI admins to get a better understanding of vSphere, Network and Security (Usage/Events/Flows/Top-talking VMs ) environments.