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Check VMware API is a plugin developed by op5 to primarily be used with op5 Monitor, but can also be used in Naemon or Nagios installations, to monitor VMware ESX and vSphere servers. You can monitor either a single ESX(i)/vSphere server or a VMware VirtualCenter/vCenter Server and individual virtual machines. If you have a VMware cluster you should monitor the data center (VMware VirtualCenter/vCenter Server) and not the individual ESX/vSphere servers.

The plugin and check commands are included in op5 Monitor, and the plugin can also be found on github.

The goal 

The goal is to develop an powerful and detailed plugin to efficiently monitor VMware ESX and vSphere servers.

Get involved - Contribute to the Check VMware API project

It is easy to get involved in the project and to contribute!

Documentation

OP5 Monitor: Open Source Network Monitoring

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