VDDK for vSphere 5.5


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: server C 5.5


Name Version Documentation Release Date Download
VDDK 5.5 U1 03/11/2014 Download
VDDK 5.5.0-1284542 View 09/22/2013 Download