Using the VMware COM API from .NET

Geert Baeke published a useful explaination of how to write Microsoft .NET applications working with VMware ESX and GSX Server COM APIs:

When you start writing your own programs to interact with GSX or ESX server, you might want to do so from a .NET application. In this article, I will show you how to do just that. It is quite simple.

In this example, I will build a simple application that illustrates how to perform the basic tasks. The application just retrieves a list of registered virtual machines and displays them in a listbox. When you double click the virtual machine, some details about that virtual machine are shown.

The sample was developed with Visual C# 2005 Express Edition…

Read the whole article at source.

Thanks to VMTN Blog for the news.