Doug Stewart on 5 Jul 2011 15:43:23 -0700

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Re: [PLUG] VMWare Control

Vcenter requires ESX if I recall correctly. It's the control app for LARGE VMw installs. 

Doug Stewart

On Jul 5, 2011, at 5:59 PM, Casey Bralla <> wrote:

> Does anyone know of a good VMWare management program?
> I've used both VMware and VirtualBox for running servers.   VMware seems more 
> robust for server applications, but the web-based control interface seems 
> horribly clunky and awkward to use (it's also slow as can be!).
> I'm in the process of switching to VirtualBox just because it's so much more 
> pleasant to use, but I was wondering if there might be some freeware control 
> programs out there.
> I've googled for them, but the VMware world is ripe with brandnames and 
> marketing speak, instead of the simple GPL'd world I prefer.  So I'm not 
> really sure what the heck these things are.  For example, is "vCenter" the 
> server, the managment program, or what?
> Can anyone recommend a good management and control program for VMware?
> Casey Bralla
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