The VMware Infrastructure (VI) Perl Toolkit provides an easy-to-use Perl scripting interface to VMware Infrastructure (VI) API. Administrators and developers who may be more familiar with Perl (rather than with Java, C#, or other programming languages) can leverage the power of the VI API without the complexity of Web-services client development. Better still, the Perl Toolkit includes numerous ready-to-run Utility Applications that can be put to use immediately, or easily extended, along with a variety of sample scripts to help get you started creating your own new applications.

The VI Perl Toolkit is a client-side framework from VMware that simplifies the programming effort associated with the VI API. For developers who have previously worked with the Scripting API (specifically, the VmPerl API), the VI Perl Toolkit is the tool-of-choice.

The VI Perl Toolkit is distributed in several formats, all available from VMware:

This Installation Guide provides instructions about using the Windows and Linux installers (provided by VMware) only. See the VI Perl Toolkit Appliance Guide for information about installing and using the VI Perl Toolkit Appliances.

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VI Perl Toolkit 1.0 | Released 30-Aug-2007 | Last updated 29-August-2007 6:00 am