Simulating vSphere Performance Metrics using VCSIM

A really useful tool that I leverage from time to time is VCSIM (vCenter Simulator) which can be found within the VCSA (vCenter Server Appliance). VCSIM allows you to easily “simulate” a custom vSphere Inventory that can be used for a variety of use cases including custom reports using the vSphere API/CLIs. There are additional […]

New vCenter Server Simulator 2.0 enhancements in VCSA 5.5

Last year I wrote about a very interesting tool called vCenter Server Simulator (VCSIM) which allows a user to quickly simulate a VMware environment that can be comprised of thousands of ESXi hosts and virtual machines. VCSIM can benefit a variety of use cases such as learning about the vSphere API, creating reports for vSphere […]