The VMware Infrastructure (VI) Perl Toolkit provides an easy-to-use Perl scripting interface to the 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 APIs without the complexity of Web-services client development.

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 includes information about installing the VI Perl Toolkit using the source code bundle on:

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VI Perl Toolkit 1.0 | Released 30-Aug-2007 | Last updated 28-August-2007 7:00 pm