VMware Command Line Interface – access command line tools for managing your ESX or ESXi servers
Veeam FastSCP – Fast, simple, ESX file management
Veeam Backup & Replication – Fast backup and restoration of virtual applications and data. Easily restore entire VMs in minutes.
VMware Converter Standalone 5.0 – Easily convert physical machines to virtual machines
ImDisk Virtual Disk Driver – A free open source tool that will allow you to mount a .vmdk file on your Windows workstation and access it like any other disk. This is ideal for recovering damaged operating systems or transferring files between segregated systems.
Free VM Configuration Tool – This free, lightweight tool from ManageEngine can configure VMware Virtual server (VM’s ) resources, execute Power operations or change the Name of the VM’S. It will also fetch comprehensive data about the servers and its virtual machines and presents them as visually elegant graphs and reports in a desktop tool dashboard.
Free VM Health Monitor – This free tool from ManageEngine monitors important parameters of VMWare ESX and ESXi servers. It fetches comprehensive data about the servers and presents them as visually elegant graphs and reports.
ESXi-Customizer – A free tool to inject drivers into the ESXi installation ISO file