VDDK for vSphere 5.5

Overview

The Virtual Disk Development Kit (VDDK) is a collection of C libraries, code samples, utilities, and documentation to help you create or access VMware virtual disk storage. The kit includes:

  • The Virtual Disk and Disk Mount libraries, sets of C function calls to manipulate virtual disk files. C++ code samples that you can build with either Visual Studio or the GNU C compiler
  • Documentation about the VDDK libraries and the command-line utilities
  • The Disk Mount utility to access files and file systems in offline virtual disks on Windows or Linux guest virtual machines
  • The Virtual Disk Manager utility to manipulate offline virtual disk on Windows or Linux (clone, create, relocate, rename, grow, shrink, or defragment)

Included APIs: Virtual Disk Development Kit

Tags: 5.5 C server

1Downloads

Name Version Size      
Virtual Disk Development Kit 5.5   Documentation Download
Virtual Disk Development Kit 5.5.1     Download
Virtual Disk Development Kit 5.5.2     Download

2Documentation and Reference