Free VMware tools
Troubleshoot slow logon issues proactively. This free logon simulator tool from eG Innovations allows VMware admins to simulate real users logging into the VMware Horizon session and synthetically test logon connectivity, application/desktop availability, and application/desktop launch.
A free PowerCLI script repository which will document your VMware vSphere & vSAN environments into Excel. Brought to you by Ariel Sanchez Mora, Edgar Sanchez & Myself!
VMware Hands-on Labs is a free online portal created by VMware which provides access to the latest products in a tested and documented cloud based virtual lab environment.
Learn how to optimize your infrastructure with reports that show your vSphere configuration health, potential performance improvements and capacity optimization opportunities. You can run the first report immediately for an assessment of your environment and vSphere configuration health. These easy and powerful free reports leverage the operations analytics of VMware vRealize Operations, the engine in vSphere with Operations Management.
VMware vSphere Hypervisor is a free bare-metal hypervisor that virtualizes servers so you can consolidate your applications on less hardware.
VMware vCenter Converter Standalone is a product to convert virtual and physical machines to VMware virtual machines. You can also configure existing virtual machines in your vCenter Server environment
VMware Software Manager
VMware Software Manager is a free product that dramatically simplifies the download of VMware suites and products.
VMware Workstation Player (formerly known as Player Pro) is a streamlined desktop virtualization application that runs one or more operating systems on the same computer without rebooting. VMware Workstation Player provides a simple user interface, unmatched operating system support, and portability.
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Official: PowerCLI 5.8r1 Reference Poster
Unofficial: vSphere 5.5 ESXTOP quick Overview Poster
Duncan Epping’s HA Deepdive book (now free): https://ha.yellow-bricks.com