The vSphere Management Assistant (vMA) allows administrators and developers to run scripts and agents to manage ESXi hosts and vCenter Server systems. vMA is a virtual machine that includes prepackaged software, a logging component, and an authentication component that supports non-interactive login.

Visit the vSphere 5.5 Documentation Center to learn more about the product.
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Release 5.5 Patch 1 (

Released 4 April 2014 | Download

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All other documents released with vSphere Management Assistant 5.5 release are also applicable for this patch release.

Release 5.5

Released 31 OCT 2013 | Download

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